Eight times as much; multiplied by eight. (adjective)
Containing eight parts. (adjective)
Eight times as much. (adverb)
Examples of word eightfold
I tried various higher symmetry schemes and then finally hit upon what I called the eightfold way, with the group SU3 as an approximate symmetry.
This sevenfold meditation posture is often referred to as the eightfold one by adding the method of breathing.
The path to freedom consists of eight factors (often referred to as the eightfold path).
Put another way, a Salvadorean man with a high-school education needs only to come to the U.S. to increase his annual earning power more than eightfold, from $2,700 to $22,611â€”a figure, by the way, almost identical to the earning potential for Americans with the same level of education.
Over the past three decades, the inmate population has grown eightfold, to roughly 200,000, according to government statistics.