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  • n  one part in eight equal parts

  • The gathering constellation of torchlights nickered first at the corner of 18th and Castro streets, in the center of the homosexual community that makes up about one-eighth of .
  • Growing up, I came up with this name: I'm a 'Cablinasian,' " which he explained is a self-crafted acronym that reflects his one-eighth Caucasian, one-fourth black, one-eighth .
  • Architect Saarinen's auditorium is as simple and modern as an airplane hangar; he sees it as a huge, concrete shell, one-eighth of a sphere, planted on the ground at three points.

  • Victor Espinoza in
    It's kind of a big difference when you're carrying 10 pounds more than the other horse, especially at a mile-and-one-eighth,jockey Victor Espinoza said. "The last eighth of a mile I thought, 'I got it,' but the last few strides were a...
  • Jim Matheson in Salt Lake Tribune
    This contract award announcement is months overdue and it is only for five years,Matheson said. "The proposal calls for just one-eighth of the tailings pile to be moved by 2011. That's not acceptable, given the hazard posed by the location...

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