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5 definitions found
 for Quadruple
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quadruple \Quad"ru*ple\, a. [L. quadruplus, from quattuor four:
     cf. F. quadruple. See Quadrate, and cf. Double.]
     Fourfold; as, to make quadruple restitution; a quadruple
     alliance.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Quadruple time (Mus.), that in which each measure is
        divided into four equal parts.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quadruple \Quad"ru*ple\, n. [Cf. F. quadruple, L. quadruplum.]
     four times the sum or number; a fourfold amount; as, to
     receive to quadruple of the amount in damages.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quadruple \Quad"ru*ple\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quadrupled; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Quadrupling.] [L. quadruplare: cf. F.
     quadrupler.]
     To multiply by four; to increase fourfold; to double; to
     double twice. --A. Smith.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Quadruple \Quad"ru*ple\, v. i.
     To be multiplied by four; to increase fourfold; to become
     four times as much.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  quadruple
      adj 1: having four units or components; "quadruple rhythm has
             four beats per measure"; "quadruplex wire" [syn:
             quadruple, quadruplicate, quadruplex, fourfold,
             four-fold]
      2: four times as great or many; "a fourfold increase in the
         dosage" [syn: quadruple, fourfold, four-fold]
      n 1: a set of four similar things considered as a unit [syn:
           quartet, quartette, quadruplet, quadruple]
      2: a quantity that is four times as great as another
      v 1: increase fourfold; "His stock earning quadrupled"

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