Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of nine.
  • noun poker slang A pair of nines.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Five nines is too expensive for most free, consumer-oriented web services to maintain, and realizing that, we seem to be building out our store of redundant communications.

    When Gmail Fails, Users Adapt

  • So, five nines is now five different communication services, each with one nine reliability …

    When Gmail Fails, Users Adapt

  • Five nines is a goal that many small to medium enterprises may not even be aware of, never mind achieve.

    When Gmail Fails, Users Adapt

  • Stanley showed his 9-7—a pair of nines, in other words—and mucked.

    One of a Kind

  • Stanley showed his 9-7—a pair of nines, in other words—and mucked.

    One of a Kind

  • Stanley showed his 9-7—a pair of nines, in other words—and mucked.

    One of a Kind

  • The data is also a massive catch for search marketers, who previous had to use a mixture of luck and guesswork and persistent hard work to generate any kind of real data on actual search data from a major ISP – and now they have it in nines.

    Aol Releases Googles most prized Keyword List… Google is gonna get mega spammed. « The Paradigm Shift

  • LadyLydiaSpeaks said ... concerning bare feet: The son of Helen Hayes, James MacArthur, said in a documentary about his mother that when she went to the studio she dressed to the "nines" and that when the era came where the young actresses were coming in thongs and sandals and bare feet, dirty, she never would, even when people were constantly urging her to be casual or to "relax" etc.

    Modest Feminine Dress From the Pages of 1990 Victoria Magazine

  • Casa Escobar is a low key Mexican restaurant and the five girls on holiday here in LA for Wednesday's game were dressed to the nines which is understandable, since they were probably hitting up the NYE party scene after, but their very loud, very explicit conversation was just...

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • Casa Escobar is a low key Mexican restaurant and the five girls on holiday here in LA for Wednesday's game were dressed to the nines which is understandable, since they were probably hitting up the NYE party scene after, but their very loud, very explicit conversation was just...

    Sae-hae-bohk Mahnee Bah-duh-sae-yo - Happy New Year!

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  • To the nines is *perfection.*

    July 13, 2007