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Octants

ˈɒkt(ə)nt

Meanings of Octants:

noun

An arc of a circle equal to one eighth of its circumference, or the area enclosed by such an arc with two radii of the circle.

Usage examples:

Included in those downloads are the last two octants needed to complete the color, 360-degree ‘miss…

Meanings of Octapeptide:

noun

A peptide whose molecules are composed of eight amino-acid residues.

Meanings of Octapla:

noun

A text consisting of eight versions in parallel columns, especially of the old or new testament.

Meanings of Octaploid:

adjective

Containing eight homologous sets of chromosomes (i.e. four times the diploid complement); made up of somatic cells of this kind.

noun

An octoploid individual, type, or species.

Meanings of Octaploidy:

noun

The state or condition of being octoploid.

Meanings of Octarch:

adjective

Relating to, characterized by, or designating a vascular bundle having eight strands of xylem arising from eight distinct points of origin.

Meanings of Octarchies:

noun

A state or region consisting of eight autonomous regions.

Meanings of Octarchy:

noun

A state or region consisting of eight autonomous regions.

Octaroon

ˌɒktəˈruːn

Meanings of Octaroon:

noun

A person who is one-eighth black by descent.

Usage examples:

He has no trouble referring to ‘full-bloods’, ‘half-castes’, ‘octoroons’.

Meanings of Octastich:

noun

A group of eight lines of verse.

Meanings of Octastichous:

adjective

Designating or relating to a spiral arrangement of leaves in which there are eight leaves in each turn of the spiral about the stem, and thus eight vertical rows of leaves in the phyllotaxis.

Meanings of Octateuch:

noun

The first eight books of the old testament and hebrew scriptures collectively; the pentateuch together with the books of joshua, judges, and ruth.

Meanings of Octaval:

adjective

Of or relating to an octave; proceeding by octaves, or by eights.

Octavalent

ˌɒktəˈveɪl(ə)nt

Meanings of Octavalent:

adjective

Having a valency of eight.

Usage examples:

More recently, an octavalent p. aeruginosa o-polysaccharide toxin, a conjugate vaccine.

Octaves

ˈɒktɪv

Meanings of Octaves:

noun

A series of eight notes occupying the interval between (and including) two notes, one having twice or half the frequency of vibration of the other.

Usage examples:

These ratios produce the eight notes of an octave in the musical scale corresponding to the white k…

Meanings of Octavian:

proper noun

The name generally used for augustus, the first roman emperor, in reference to events before 27 bc.

Meanings of Octavic:

adjective

Of the eighth degree or order; = octic .

noun

An octavic equation, expression, or curve; = octic .

Octavo

ɒkˈtɑːvəʊ

Meanings of Octavo:

noun

A size of book page that results from folding each printed sheet into eight leaves (sixteen pages).

Usage examples:

Foolscap octavo

Octavos

ɒkˈtɑːvəʊ

Meanings of Octavos:

noun

A size of book page that results from folding each printed sheet into eight leaves (sixteen pages).

Usage examples:

Foolscap octavo

Meanings of Octene:

noun

Any of a series of liquid alkenes with the formula c₈ h₁₆; especially (also "1-octene") the isomer ch₂ =ch(ch₂)₅ ch₃.

Octennial

ɒkˈtɛnɪəl

Meanings of Octennial:

adjective

Recurring every eight years.

Usage examples:

But this explanation appears to be inconsistent with the octennial period of the festival.

Octet

ɒkˈtɛt

Meanings of Octet:

noun

A group of eight people or things.

Usage examples:

The first couple octets are the manufacturer, the middle are the device, and the final are like ser…

Meanings of Octets:

noun

A group of eight people or things.

Usage examples:

The first couple octets are the manufacturer, the middle are the device, and the final are like ser…

Octette

ɒkˈtɛt

Meanings of Octette:

noun

A group of eight people or things.

Usage examples:

The first couple octets are the manufacturer, the middle are the device, and the final are like ser…

Meanings of Octic:

adjective

Of the eighth degree or order; = octavic .

noun

An octic equation, expression, or curve; = octavic .

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