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cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system 10 , decade , ten , tenner , X
cardinal number that is the product of ten and nine 90 , ninety , XC
card game played in casinos in which two or more punters gamble against the banker; the player wins who holds 2 or 3 cards that total closest to nine baccarat , chemin de fer
ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs baseball , baseball game
whip with nine knotted cords cat , cat-o'-nine-tails
one of a pair of small cylindrical cell organelles near the nucleus in animal cells; composed of nine triplet microtubules and form the asters during mitosis centriole
having nine hinged bands of bony plates; ranges from Texas to Paraguay Dasypus novemcinctus , nine-banded armadillo , peba , Texas armadillo
(statistics) any of nine points that divided a distribution of ranked scores into equal intervals where each interval contains one-tenth of the scores decile
(baseball) a measure of a pitcher's effectiveness; calculated as the average number of earned runs allowed by the pitcher for every nine innings pitched earned run average , ERA
cloud-nine state euphoria
Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554) Grey , Lady Jane Grey
German archaeologist who discovered nine superimposed city sites of Troy; he also excavated Mycenae (1822-1890) Heinrich Schliemann , Schliemann
(Greek mythology) monster with nine heads; when struck off each head was replaced by two new ones Hydra
United States historian who wrote a nine volume history of the people of the United States (1852-1932) John Bach McMaster , McMaster
Roman statesman and philosopher who was an advisor to Nero; his nine extant tragedies are modeled on Greek tragedies (circa 4 BC - 65 AD) Lucius Annaeus Seneca , Seneca
(astronomy) any of the nine large celestial bodies in the solar system that revolve around the sun and shine by reflected light; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in order of their proximity to the sun; viewed from t major planet , planet
United States tennis player (born in Czechoslovakia) who won nine Wimbledon women's singles championships (born in 1856) Martina Navratilova , Navratilova
(Judaism) a candelabrum with nine branches; used during the Hanukkah festival menorah
candleholder for Jewish traditions, nine- or seven-branched menorah
playing card with nine pips on the face nine-spot
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