quadruple

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Adjective[edit]

quadruple (not comparable)

  1. Being four times as long, as big or as many of something.
    He's quite an athlete and can do quadruple jumps with ease.

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Verb[edit]

quadruple (third-person singular simple present quadruples, present participle quadrupling, simple past and past participle quadrupled)

  1. (transitive) To multiply by four.
    Quadrupling four gives sixteen.
  2. (intransitive) To increase by a factor of four.
    Our profits quadrupled when we made the improvements.

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Coefficient Noun Result
1 single singlet
2 double doublet
twin
3 triple triplet
4 quadruple quadruplet
5 quintuple
pentuple
quintuplet
pentuplet
6 sextuple
hextuple
sextuplet
hextuplet
7 heptuple heptuplet
8 octuple octuplet
9 nonuple nonuplet
10 decuple decuplet
11 undecuple
hendecuple
undecuplet
hendecuplet
12 duodecuple duodecuplet
13 tredecuple tredecuplet
100 centuple centuplet
many multiple multiplet

French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

quadruple (masculine and feminine, plural quadruples)

  1. Which is repeated four times.
    Ils sont entrés dans l'histoire du patinage artistique en exécutant un quadruple salto, une première en couple.
  2. (chiefly music) Which is equal to four times, or the fourth power of another value.
    En musique, une quadruple croche est égale au huitième (½4) d'une noire.
    La Quadruple-Alliance de 1834 était une alliance offensive et défensive formée entre le Royaume-Uni, la France, la Belgique et l'Espagne.

Noun[edit]

quadruple m (plural quadruples)

  1. Something that is equal to four times something else.
    Je veux le quadruple de la prime normale.
  2. (Scrabble) A move whose score is multiplied by four.
    Ce tirage permettait permettait plusieurs quadruples.
    J'ai perdu une douzaine de points sur un difficile "mosaique" en quadruple.
  3. (Scrabble) The area on the board where such a move is possible.
    Le quadruple en colonne 5 reste ouvert avec la séquence "ena" ou "ene".

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Verb[edit]

quadruple

  1. first-person singular present indicative of quadrupler
  2. third-person singular present indicative of quadrupler
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of quadrupler
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of quadrupler
  5. second-person singular imperative of quadrupler

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

quadruple f pl

  1. feminine plural of quadruplo

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

quadruple

  1. vocative masculine singular of quadruplus