eighteen eighteen  /eɪ ˈtin/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the cardinal number that is the sum of seventeen and one
  2. (adj) being one more than seventeen

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Some even worked at the chicken plant on second shift at night, using false IDs because they were under eighteen.
  2. Then the head of the school's English department, Roy alerted school authorities about Cho's troubling behavior after first encountering him eighteen months prior to the shooting.
  3. Only one of the terminal's eighteen elevators was functioning, and at least one handicapped passenger was left stranded curbside for an hour.

News

  1. APR hits those with small budgets

    Eighteen Division I teams will miss the postseason, and another 18 in men's basketball and nine other college sports will trade practice time for remedial classroom sessions under NCAA academic progress reports released Tuesday.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  2. Local teen explores wireless technology

    Eighteen-year-old Cade Meurer has spent years exploring ways to transmit electricity wirelessly - a fairly new concept that's now earning him national recognition. The recent Eastern High School graduate submitted his research and work to Google Scie
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Kokomo Tribune

  3. Family honors son by helping cancer patients

    Eighteen-year-old Russell O’Neal wanted very much to live.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Charlotte Observer

Quotes

  1. Sarah Palin once said on the 2008 campaign trail, "Hillary left eighteen million cracks in the highest, hardest glass ceiling, but it turns out the women of America aren't finished yet and we can shatter that glass ceiling once and for all."
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: John McCain Source: Purdue Exponent

  2. "Eighteen months ago [when I was appointed] was the proudest day of my career and I was honoured to be the England head coach and for 18 months I've enjoyed every minute. It is a sad day to have been relieved of my duties but I understand the...
    on Nov 18, 2007 By: Steve McClaren Source: BBC Sport

  3. "Eighteen is a par 5, and we both got on in regulation," Woods said. "He missed a 20-footer, and I made a 15-footer, uphill, left-to-right. It came out of me. That was my first fist pump. I started upper-cutting the air. It was the greatest...
    on Jan 21, 2008 By: Earl Woods Source: USA Today

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indigent indigent
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