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Definition of the noun octad

What does octad mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: octads

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

Alternative definition of the noun octad


  1. a group of eight things

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Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Theories of the Universe (2002)

by Gary Moring

The octad is the first cube: 2x2x2 = 8. > 9 The nonad, the first masculine cube, is also considered incorruptible, because however often it's multiplied it reproduces itself. (No comment.) >• 10 The decad contains all the numbers, because after ...

Google previewBuddhist Dictionary (2004)

Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines by Nyanatiloka Thera

Thus, for instance, the socalled 'dead matter forms the most primitive group, consisting only of eight physical phenomena, called the 'pure eightfold unit or octad' (suddhatthakakalápa), to wit: the four elements (the solid, fluid, heat, motion); ...

Google previewDictionary of Mysticism (2015)

by Frank Gaynor

Ogdoad: See: Octad. Ogre: Inoccult lore, and in the folklore of certain races, ...

Google previewDiamond Gem English Dictionary

by Dr. Baljit Singh

by the clock, octad n. set of eight things. octagon n. plane figure of eight sides and eight angles. octagonal a.

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biotechnology (2005)

fungal octad that shows a non-Mendelian allele ratio. Chromatid,: Each of the two strands of chromatin comprising a duplicated chromosome. The term is applied only while the two chromatids are joined at the centromere. As soon as the ...

Google previewEnglish-Pali Dictionary (1989)

by Ambalaṅgoḍa Polvattē Buddhadatta

Octad, n. atthaka, nt. Octagon, n. atthakonakavattb.rl, nt. °al, a. atthansika. Octant, n. cakkassa atthamabhä- ga ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)

by Nila Gott

feast day _ UTAS group _ OCTAD, OCTAVE, OGDOAD sided _ OCTOGONAL Einstein birthplace _ ULM Eire _ ERIN, IRELAND eject _ EMIT, OUST, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Westen Cultures (2013)

by Helaine Selin

Grahanástaka (Octad on Eclipses), on the computation of eclipses. 7. Vākyakarana, on methods for the derivation of several astronomical tables. Paramesvara also commented on several standard works on astronomy that were popular in ...

Google previewThe Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (1919)

Containing All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences, with Their Proper Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition by George Milbry Gould, Richard John Ernst Scott

OCTAD ODONTOGLYPH genus of laurinaceous trees. 0. cujumary of Brazil, furnishes seeds which are used in dyspepsia. O. opifera, a variety the oil from the fruit and the bark of which is used as an antirheumatic. O. pretiosa is used in ...

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Scrabble value of O1C3T1A1D2

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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