figure of eight

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figure of eight (plural figures of eight)

  1. The shape or form of an 8 (eight).
    Synonym: figure eight (US)
  2. (rock climbing, caving) A device for abseiling, so-called for its shape.
    Synonyms: figure-eight, figure-8
  3. A type of knot.

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