Definition of Nines

1. Noun. (plural of nine) ¹



2. Noun. (poker slang) A pair of nines. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nines

1. nine [n] - See also: nine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nines

ninebark
ninebarks
ninefold
ninefoldness
nineholes
ninein
nineish
nineness
ninepence
ninepences
ninepenny
ninepin
ninepin ball
ninepins
niner
nines (current term)
ninescore
ninesies
ninesomes
nineteen
nineteen eighteen
nineteen eighty
nineteen eighty-eight
nineteen eighty-five
nineteen eighty-four
nineteen eighty-nine
nineteen eighty-one
nineteen eighty-seven
nineteen eighty-six
nineteen eighty-three

Literary usage of Nines

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1. Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits by Alfred Cort Haddon, William Halse Rivers Rivers, Charles Gabriel Seligman, Charles Samuel Myers, William McDougall, Sidney Herbert Ray, Anthony Wilkin (1912)
"The pattern of the greater part of the surface is twilled threes in horizontal rows, varied by horizontal bands of broken nines or zigzag nines (figs. ..."

2. Mechanics Magazine (1825)
"If (9 K + k) be any number whatever added to the general product, and the excess, k, of its nines be added to the continued product, abc..., ..."

3. A Practical Arithmetic by George Albert Wentworth (1902)
"Proofs by Casting out nines. 490. If the sum of the digits of a number is subtracted from the number, the remainder is exactly divisible by 9. ..."

4. A Practical Arithmetic by George Albert Wentworth (1902)
"Proofs by Casting oat nines. 490. If the sum of the digits of a number is subtracted from the number, the remainder is exactly divisible by 9. ..."

5. Higher Arithmetic by Wooster Woodruff Beman, David Eugene Smith (1900)
"CASTING OUT nines. The practical method of determining whether or not a number is ... Check on addition by casting out nines. Since numbers are always ..."

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