nines


nines
naɪn n. number 9 adj. being 9 in number

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • nines — (n.) in phrase to the nines to perfection (1787) first attested in Burns, apparently preserves the ancient notion of the perfection of the number as three times three (e.g. the nine Muses, etc. [T]he Book of St. Albans, in the sections on… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Nines — See also: 9s (disambiguation) Nines may refer to: Nines, Albania Nines (card game), a card game Nines (engineering), an engineering term Nines (film), a film Nines (rugby), a variant of rugby league football The Nines (musical group), a power pop …   Wikipedia

  • nines — noun A pair of nines. He drew nines from the deck …   Wiktionary

  • nines — le·o·nines; …   English syllables

  • Nines (Enneagram of Personality) — Nines are a psychological type of the Enneagram of Personality.Nines are sometimes also called Mediators, Peacemaker or Preservationists. General characteristics Healthy: Deeply receptive, accepting, unselfconscious, emotionally stable and serene …   Wikipedia

  • Nines (card game) — Nines is a trick taking game played with a standard deck of 52 playing cards. Nines is played by three people, and the object is to lower your score from 9 to zero. Contents 1 Rules of Nines 1.1 Dealing 1.2 The extra hand 1.3 …   Wikipedia

  • Nines & Sixes — Nines and Sixes Studio album by Mock Orange Released September 1, 1998 Genre …   Wikipedia

  • Nines (film) — Nines is an award winning short film written and produced by Adrian Fulle and Gregory Littman and directed by Adrian Fulle. Cast Actor(s) Art LaFleur Jay Arlen Jones Gregory Littman Brent Sexton Will Carpenter Esselynn Desmond Awards Official… …   Wikipedia

  • Nines (engineering) — The colloquial term nines is used in engineering to indicate reliability or purity (or similar quantitative descriptor). It is preceded by a number indicating the degree of such reliability or purity. For example, 0.999 (or 99.9 percent) pure… …   Wikipedia

  • Nines System — The Nines System is the informal name for a grading scale often used at educational institutions in English speaking countries, particularly the United States.The system owes its name to the fact that each of the top four letter grades in it… …   Wikipedia


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