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English noun: octet

1. octet (quantity) the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one

Synonyms8, eight, eighter, eighter from Decatur, octad, octonary, ogdoad, VIII

Broader (hypernym)digit, figure

2. octet (group) eight performers or singers who perform together


Broader (hypernym)musical group, musical organisation, musical organization

3. octet (group) a set of eight similar things considered as a unit


Broader (hypernym)set

4. octet (group) eight people considered as a unit

Synonymseightsome, octette

Broader (hypernym)assemblage, gathering

5. octet (communication) a musical composition written for eight performers


Broader (hypernym)composition, musical composition, opus, piece, piece of music

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