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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

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;


VERB (1)

1. increase fourfold;
- Example: "His stock earning quadrupled"


ADJECTIVE (2)

1. having four units or components;
- Example: "quadruple rhythm has four beats per measure"
- Example: "quadruplex wire"
[syn: quadruple, quadruplicate, quadruplex, fourfold, four-fold]

2. four times as great or many;
- Example: "a fourfold increase in the dosage"
[syn: quadruple, fourfold, four-fold]


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]
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]
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]
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]




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