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Eighth (?), a. [AS. eahtoa.]

1.

Next in order after the seventh.

2.

Consisting of one of eight equal divisions of a thing.

Eighth note Mus., the eighth part of a whole note, or semibreve; a quaver.

 

© Webster 1913.


Eighth, n.

1.

The quotient of a unit divided by eight; one of eight equal parts; an eighth part.

2. Mus.

The interval of an octave.

 

© Webster 1913.