nine nine  /ˈnaɪn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one
  2. (n) a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together
  3. (n) one of four playing cards in a deck with nine pips on the face
  4. (adj) denoting a quantity consisting of one more than eight and one less than ten

Usage(s):

  1. When one of the nine failed his service-aptitude test, the other eight insisted that the corps must take all or none.
  2. The story of the Nano started nine months ago, when Jobs and his team took a look at the iPod Mini and decided they could make it better.
  3. Randy Fogle near the top of the rescue shaft through which he and the nine other miners reached safety.

News

  1. Nine Inch Nails announce new album, tour dates

    Nine Inch Nails will be at the Palace on Oct. 7.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. Nine vehicles burglarized in Edwardsville

    Nine vehicles were burglarized in two Edwardsville parking lots Wednesday night.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KSDK St. Louis

  3. Nine-city road show tour hopes to give e-gambling a jump-start

    Nine-city road show tries to put bars, charities at ease.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. "I think that is a goal in your career, to break 60," he said. "When I look back and I'm not playing anymore ...... I've got 10 holes-in-one. I've got three double-eagles. Fifty-nine is one of those things I'm going to look at and say,...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: David Duval Source: Globe and Mail

  2. "It's a process," Woods said. "You have to just build. All the Opens I've won, I've had one stretch of nine holes where I put it together."
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Tiger Wood Source: The Associated Press

  3. "We can't be there for another five years, having been there for nine years already," he told Sky News television.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: David Cameron Source: BusinessWeek

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