eightlike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

eight +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

eightlike (comparative more eightlike, superlative most eightlike)

  1. (rare) Shaped like a figure eight.
    • 1965, August Aichhorn, Otto Fleischmann, Paul Kramer, Helen Ross, Delinquency and child guidance: selected papers‎
      ...with the contemporaneously developing notion about the eightlike shape of the crumpled wheel and the figure eight more generally.
    • 2006, Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra, Nature, empire, and nation
      For example, some scholars thought that an eightlike figure on the robe of the Virgin signified that the image was the eighth wonder of the world.

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