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ninefold

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj ninefold having nine units or components
    • adv ninefold by a factor of nine "my investment has increased ninefold"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Ninefold Nine times repeated.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • ninefold Nine times repeated.
    • ninefold [In the following nonsenso-passage ninefold seems to be used elliptically for ninefold offspring or ninefold company:
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Ninefold nine times folded or repeated
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. nigon; Dut. negen, L. novem, Gr. ennea, Sans. navan.

Usage

In literature:

Draw now the threefold knot firm on the ninefold bands, And the Law that ye make shall be law after the rule of your lands.
"Verses 1889-1896" by Rudyard Kipling
You have seen the Ninefold Flower, and the rain spirits.
"The Ninth Vibration And Other Stories" by L. Adams Beck
And what though hell encircle us with ninefold coils!
"The Robbers A Tragedy" by Friedrich Schiller
In the same period you may now put a girdle round the earth ninefold thick.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 17, No. 97, January, 1876" by Various
Dark round them rolls the sea, unlovely tide; Ninefold the waves of Styx those dreary realms divide.
"The Aeneid of Virgil" by Virgil
But law forbiddeth: the sad wave of that unlovely mere Is changeless bond; and ninefold Styx compelleth to abide.
"The Æneids of Virgil" by Virgil
The strain of the Cross is the Ennead, the Ninefold Being.
"The Gnôsis of the Light" by F. Lamplugh
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In science:

The obtained formula for σN (n) is written in the form of a single summation, therefore, it is calculated very easily in comparison with Eq. (30) containing ninefold summations.
Fluctuations of Quantum Random Walks on Circles
Differences between I p theory are magnified ninefold when interpreted as a quenching of ∆q : consequently any apparently minor adjustment to the left hand side (I p exp) or right hand side (F/D) of the EJ sum rule can have an order of magnitude impact on the inferred magnitude of ∆q .
Nucleon Spin: Summary
Ti (ninefold), i.e. relatively weak and nondirectional Ti-O bonds.
Towards the theory of hardness of materials
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