octet

Definitions of octet
  1. noun
    eight performers or singers who perform together
    synonyms: octette
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    type of:
    musical group, musical organisation, musical organization
    an organization of musicians who perform together
  2. noun
    eight people considered as a unit
    synonyms: eightsome, octette
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    type of:
    assemblage, gathering
    a group of persons together in one place
  3. noun
    a set of eight similar things considered as a unit
    synonyms: octette
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    type of:
    set
    a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
  4. noun
    a musical composition written for eight performers
    synonyms: octette
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    type of:
    composition, musical composition, opus, piece, piece of music
    a musical work that has been created
  5. noun
    the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one
    synonyms: 8, VIII, eight, eighter, eighter from Decatur, octad, octonary, ogdoad
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    type of:
    digit, figure
    one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
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