• The digit/figure 8.
  • (rowing, especially in plural) A race in which such craft participate.
  • (nautical) A light, narrow rowing boat, especially one used in competitive rowing, steered by a cox, in which eight rowers each have two oars.
  • (playing cards) Any of the four cards in a normal deck with the value eight.
  • An island in a river; an ait.


  • Describing a set or group with eight components.
  • (cardinal) A numerical value equal to 8; the number occurring after seven and before nine.

    "He works eight hours a day."

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