nine a. Eight and one more; one less than ten; as, nine miles.
Nine men's morris. See Morris.
Nine points circle Geom., a circle so related to any given triangle as to pass through the three points in which the perpendiculars from the angles of the triangle upon the opposite sides (or the sides produced) meet the sides. It also passes through the three middle points of the sides of the triangle and through the three middle points of those parts of the perpendiculars that are between their common point of meeting and the angles of the triangle. The circle is hence called the nine points circle or six points circle.
1. The number greater than eight by a unit; nine units or objects.
2. A symbol representing nine units, as 9 or ix.
The Nine, the nine Muses.
adj : denoting a quantity consisting of one more than eight and
one less than ten [syn: 9, ix]
n 1: the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one [syn: 9,
IX, niner, Nina from Carolina, ennead]
2: a team of professional baseball players who play and travel
together; "each club played six home games with teams in
its own division" [syn: baseball club, ball club, club]