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Definition of "eightfold" [eight•fold]

  • Eight times as much; multiplied by eight. (adjective)
  • Containing eight parts. (adjective)
  • Eight times as much. (adverb)

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Use "eightfold" in a sentence
  • "I tried various higher symmetry schemes and then finally hit upon what I called the eightfold way, with the group SU3 as an approximate symmetry."
  • "This sevenfold meditation posture is often referred to as the eightfold one by adding the method of breathing."
  • "The path to freedom consists of eight factors (often referred to as the eightfold path)."