from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Consisting of eight parts or members.
- adj. Eight times as much in size, strength, number, or amount.
- n. An eightfold amount or number.
- transitive v. To multiply or be multiplied by eight.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. eightfold
- n. An eightfold amount or number
- v. To multiply by eight
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Eightfold.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having eight units; specifically, noting a motor-car with eight cylinders which drive a common crank-shaft.
- To multiply by eight; increase eightfold.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having eight units or components
His celebratory plans are limited to drinking: "He would start with an octuple whiskey."
If you're nervous about handling a whisk or don't know how many mushrooms are enough in my experience, think of a number and octuple it, you might be better off with evening classes.
In my case, being a vegetarian and all, I'd require nothing less than octuple cheese.
Suppose world per-capita income were to octuple in the next 90 years, as it did, roughly, in the last 90.
It was not easy to ignore Tashayamp, half an octuple of soldiers, and four of Winterhome's small, flat-faced natives, including one in a wheeled cage.
But Preetheeteh-damb was beginning to shiver, and it comforted him that his octuple were all spaceborn.
"Lead me," said Chintithpit-mang, and he went to rejoin his octuple.
Behind her was a full octuple of warriors, all armed.
Richard writes unpublishable modernist monsters that induce migraines: "'Untitled,' with its octuple time scheme and its rotating crew of sixteen unreliable narrators, sounded like a departure, but it wasn't."
Double the radius, and you roughly octuple the number of stars to ransack.