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Webster 1913 Edition


Nine

Nine

,
Noun.
1.
The number greater than eight by a unit; nine units or objects.
2.
A symbol representing nine units, as 9 or ix.
The Nine
,
the nine Muses.

Webster 1828 Edition


Nine

NINE

,
Adj.
Denoting the number composed of eight and one; as nine men; nine days.

NINE

,
Noun.
The number composed of eight and one; or the number less by a unit than ten; three times three.

Definition 2021


nine

nine

See also: níne and niné

English

English numbers
90
 <  8 9 10  > 
    Cardinal : nine
    Ordinal : ninth
    Multiplier : ninefold

Numeral

nine

  1. (cardinal) A numerical value equal to 9; the number occurring after eight and before ten.
    A cat has nine lives.
  2. Describing a set or group with nine components.

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See also

  • Table of cardinal numbers 0 to 9 in various languages

Noun

nine (plural nines)

  1. The digit or figure 9.
  2. (card games) A playing card with nine pips.
  3. (weaponry) A nine-millimeter semi-automatic pistol.
  4. (computing, engineering, chiefly in the plural) A statistical unit of proportion (of reliability, purity, etc.).
    They guaranteed that our Web site would have 99.99% uptime, or four nines.
  5. (baseball) A baseball club, a baseball team (composed of nine players).
    • 1877, Chicago Times, July 8, 1877:[1]
      The St. Louis club is the only nine in the league which gives its patrons the right to see a full game or no pay.

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See also

Playing cards in English · playing cards (layout · text)
ace deuce, two three four five six seven
eight nine ten jack queen king joker

References

  1. Peter Morris, A Game of Inches: The Stories Behind the Innovations That Shaped Baseball, 15.1.3 Rain Checks, pp. 411–412

Alemannic German

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Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈninə/

Numeral

nine

  1. (Alsatian) nine

Turkish

Noun

nine (definite accusative nineyi, plural nineler)

  1. grandmother

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