okta

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okta or octa (ˈɒktə)
 
n
a unit used in meteorology to measure cloud cover, equivalent to a cloud cover of one eighth of the sky
 
[C20: from Greek okta-, oktō eight]
 
octa or octa
 
n
 
[C20: from Greek okta-, oktō eight]

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