octadic

of or pertaining to an octad; eightfold

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  • octadic — See octad. * * * …   Universalium

  • octadic — octadˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑octad …   Useful english dictionary

  • octad — octadic, adj. /ok tad/, n. 1. a group or series of eight. 2. Chem. an element, atom, or group having a valence of eight. [1835 45; < Gk oktad (s. of oktás) group of eight, equiv. to okt OCT + ad AD1] * * * …   Universalium

  • eighth — Synonyms and related words: contraoctave, double contraoctave, eightfold, four foot octave, four line octave, great octave, octadic, octagonal, octahedral, octal, octan, octaploid, octastyle, octave, octofid, octonary, octosyllabic, octuple, one… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • octagonal — Synonyms and related words: decagonal, dodecagonal, dodecahedral, eightfold, eighth, heptagonal, hexagonal, hexahedral, icosahedral, octadic, octahedral, octal, octan, octaploid, octastyle, octofid, octonary, octosyllabic, octuple, pentagonal,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • octad — /ˈɒktæd/ (say oktad) noun 1. a group or series of eight. 2. Chemistry Obsolete an element, atom, or group having a valency of eight. {Late Latin octas, from Greek oktas} –octadic /ɒkˈtædɪk/ (say ok tadik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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