Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)
Use "one-eighth" in a sentence
"Historians estimate that women consumed from one-eighth to one-quarter of the spirituous liquor in early America, and early temperance organizations claimed that one hundred thousand women were bona fide “drunkards.”"
"The fractions in question are simply the coefficients of relationship appropriate to the neighbors whom he affects; unit for clonal individuals, one-half for sibs, one-quarter for half-sibs, one-eighth for cousins,... and finally zero for all neighbors whose relationship can be considered negligibly small."
"So brothers who share half of their genes are more likely to put themselves out for each other than cousins, who share one-eighth of their genes."