Definition of Octonary

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

Exact synonyms: 8, Eight, Eighter, Eighter From Decatur, Octad, Octet, Ogdoad, Viii
Generic synonyms: Digit, Figure



Definition of Octonary

1. a. Of or pertaining to the number eight.

Definition of Octonary

1. Adjective. Of eighth rank or order. ¹

2. Adjective. Consisting of eight things ¹

3. Noun. A group of eight things ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Octonary

1. a stanza of eight lines [n -NARIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Octonary

octogen
octogenarian
octogenarians
octogenary
octogonal
octogynia
octogynous
octoic
octolocular
octology
octomino
octominoes
octonaphthene
octonaphthenes
octonaries
octonary (current term)
octonion
octonionic
octonionics
octonions
octonocular
octopamine
octopede
octopedes
octopetalous
octophobia
octopi
octopine oxidase
octopine permease
octoploid

Literary usage of Octonary

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1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1887)
"octonary Numeration, and iti Application to a System of Weights and Measures. By Alfred B Taylor, AM, Ph.M. (Bead before the American Philosophical Society, ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Mathematical Society by New York Mathematical Society (1892)
"Mr. Alfred B. Taylor published in 1887 a very interesting pamphlet on " octonary Numeration," being a paper read before the American Philosophical Society. ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1887)
"After a full and perhaps somewhat tedious discussion of the merits and demerits of various systems of numeration, we have proposed an octonary system, ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1859)
"If this should appear surprising to any, it must.be remembered, that although at 8, and at 64, an additional figure is required by the octonary system, ..."

5. The International Standard: A Magazine Devoted to the Discussion and (1885)
"As a system of currency the duodecimal and octonary systems have no advantage. ... After we have made one binary, decimal, duodecimal, octonary and other ..."

6. Report on Weights and Measures: Read Before the Pharmaceutical Association by Alfred Bower Taylor (1859)
"If this should appear surprising to any, it must be remembered, that although at 8, and at 64, an additional figure is required by the octonary system, ..."

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