eight-fold eight-fold

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having eight units or components

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Since 1998 the year of Russia's last financial crisis the economy has expanded eight-fold.

News

  1. Men who can't produce sperm face increased cancer risk

    Men who are diagnosed as azoospermic -- infertile because of an absence of sperm in their ejaculate -- are more prone to developing cancer than the general population, urologists have found. And a diagnosis of azoospermia before age 30 carries an eight-fold cancer risk, the study says.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Men who can't produce sperm face increased cancer risk, Stanford-led study finds

    ( Stanford University Medical Center ) Men who are diagnosed as azoospermic -- infertile because of an absence of sperm in their ejaculate -- are more prone to developing cancer than the general population, a study led by a Stanford University School of Medicine urologist has found. And a diagnosis of azoospermia before age 30 carries an eight-fold cancer risk, the study says.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. "The atmosphere is eight-fold, maybe 10-fold, what it was like then," Lowe said, referring to the Cup years of '84, '85, '87, '88 and '90. "Since then, every time we got into the playoffs we always seemed to be a Modano short, a Zubov short....
    on May 19, 2006 By: Kevin Lowe Source: OCRegister

  2. "We've had an eight-fold increase in investment in sport since 1997 if you take into account government spending and lottery spending. We're committed to sustaining that and delivering on our promises," says Bradshaw, who was once a keen junior...
    on Dec 16, 2009 By: Ben Bradshaw Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "The hike isn't four-fold, it's eight-fold," Akshaye says. "The economics of the industry has undergone a change. But my refusal (of an Abbas-Mustan film) had no financial bearings. The reason was something else altogether."
    on Jun 11, 2008 By: Akshaye Khanna Source: Sify

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