Definitions

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  • adj. By a factor of eighty.
  • adv. By a factor of eighty.

Etymologies

eighty +‎ -fold (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The carrying capacity of long distance networks in the United States is slated for an estimated eightyfold increase over the five years ending in 2001.

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  • Prices for some have risen as much as eightyfold, and clinical trials for some experimental cures have been delayed because the studies must also offer older medicines that cannot be reliably provided.

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  • There was an eightyfold reduction in sensitivity to Peramivir in flu virus samples that didn't respond to Tamiflu.

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