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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A group of eight.

Usage examples (38)
  • The eight accordion players gathered every Friday night to form an octet at the local dance hall.
  • As a 16-year-old, Mendelssohn wrote the featured octet, which is considered to be one of his masterpieces, she said.
  • Yet another one of Gordon Brown's 'octet' - the eight advisers named in The Spectator three years ago - is moving on.
  • (The term "octet" is used by Internet documentation for such 8-bit chunks. for more
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