Definition of Nine

1. Noun. The cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one.

Exact synonyms: 9, Ennead, Ix, Nina From Carolina, Niner
Generic synonyms: Digit, Figure

2. Adjective. Denoting a quantity consisting of one more than eight and one less than ten.
Exact synonyms: 9, Ix
Similar to: Cardinal

3. Noun. A team of professional baseball players who play and travel together. "Each club played six home games with teams in its own division"
Exact synonyms: Ball Club, Baseball Club, Club
Generic synonyms: Baseball Team
Group relationships: Baseball League

4. Noun. One of four playing cards in a deck with nine pips on the face.
Exact synonyms: Nine-spot
Generic synonyms: Spot

Definition of Nine

1. a. Eight and one more; one less than ten; as, nine miles.

2. n. The number greater than eight by a unit; nine units or objects.

Definition of Nine

1. Cardinal numeral. (cardinal) A numerical value equal to 9; the number occurring after eight and before ten. ¹

2. Cardinal numeral. Describing a set or group with nine components. ¹

3. Noun. The digit or figure (term 9). ¹

4. Noun. (card games) A playing card with nine pips. ¹

5. Noun. (weaponry) A nine-millimeter semi-automatic pistol. ¹

6. Noun. (computing engineering usually in plural) A statistical unit of proportion (of reliability, purity, etc.). ¹

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Definition of Nine

1. a number [n -S]

Medical Definition of Nine

1. Eight and one more; one less than ten; as, nine miles. Nine men's morris. See Morris. Nine points circle, a circle so related to any given triangle as to pass through the three points in which the perpendiculars from the angles of the triangle upon the opposite sides (or the sides produced) meet the sides. It also passes through the three middle points of the sides of the triangle and through the three middle points of those parts of the perpendiculars that are between their common point of meeting and the angles of the triangle. The circle is hence called the nine points or six points circle. Origin: OE. Nine, nihen, AS. Nigon, nigan; akin to D. & LG. Negen, OS. & OFries. Nigun, OHG. Niun, G. Neun, Icel. Niu, sw. Nio, Dan. Ni, Goth. Niun, Ir. & Gael. Naoi, W. Naw, L. Novem, gr, Skr. Navan; of unknown origin. 307. Cf. Novembeer. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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