Definition of straight-eight in English:


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  • 1An internal-combustion engine with eight cylinders in line.
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    • What had been a simple battle of eight vs. eight - Packard's magnificent straight-eights against Cadillac's signature V-8s - had suddenly become a cylinder war.
  • 1.1A vehicle with a straight-eight engine.

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