Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. The Roman numerals signifying nine; denoting a quantity consisting of one more than eight and one less than ten.

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  • adj. denoting a quantity consisting of one more than eight and one less than ten
  • n. the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one

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Examples

  • Page 53 connection cannot be assumed without separating x¹ a from x¹ b, with which, however, it obviously forms a group, and entirely disregarding the relations which the groups x, ix: ix¹, x¹ bear to one another and to the dolphin 0¹.

    The American Journal of Archaeology, 1893-1

  • The less rigid correspondence of these groups (x, ix: ix¹, x¹), as caused some difficulty.

    The American Journal of Archaeology, 1893-1

  • The fix ix is to uphold the current laws and illegals need to be put out of the country.

    Immigration system 'broken,' says Obama

  • "Oh so because boys have more interest in lacrosse and girls dont because of title ix, the school will ..."

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • GRACE: To Mike Brooks, former D.C. cop, how could that -- I mean, if baby Maddy ` s fluid was in this car, I mean, that kind of ix-nays the people that rented it before.

    CNN Transcript Sep 10, 2007

  • Mallarmé needed four words that rhyme in "ix," and had to invent a suitable one for his allegorical sonnet.

    Rhymes with 'IX'

  • St. Ignatius never wearies in his letters of proposing faith as the light and love as the way, love being the end and aim of faith ( "Ad Ephes.", ix, xiv; "Ad Philad.", ix; "Ad Smyrn.", vi).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • Gender aside, I'me all for reviving the 'ix' suffix (haha) just because it sounds cool.

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  • "- ix" is the female ending for "- or" ending nouns (dominator/dominatrix), so naturally we tried to extend that as much as possible into the real world.

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  • Into the word jazz, whether we like it or not, are plugged long, heavy-duty cables connecting to issues of race, the individual and the group in a democracy, the role of the arts in a commercial culture, the relationship of so-called ‘high art’ to so-called ‘popular art,’ the question of whether there is such a thing as progress in the arts, and on and on page ix.

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