# sedecuple

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## English[edit]

### Etymology[edit]

First attested in 1744–1749; from the Latin *sēdecuplus* (“sixteenfold”); compare *decuple*.

### Pronunciation[edit]

### Adjective[edit]

**sedecuple** (*not comparable*)

- (rare) Sixteenfold.
- Sixteen times as great or as numerous.
**1744–9**, Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz [aut.] and James Jurin [tr.], “Commercium Literarum” (1696) in*Philoſophical Tranſactions of the Royal Society*X (1756), page 184:- If for duple we had ſubſtituted triple, quadruple, quintuple, &c. the action would have come out noncuple,
**ſedecuple**, 25ple.

- If for duple we had ſubſtituted triple, quadruple, quintuple, &c. the action would have come out noncuple,

- (of a ratio) Sixteen-to-one.
**1965**, Edward Grant [tr.], “Part I of Nicole Oresme’s*Algorismus proportionum*” in*Isis*LVI, page 333:- As an example, let us take a ratio which is two-thirds of a quadruple. Since 2 is the numerator, we shall have one-third of a quadruple ratio squared, namely a
**sedecuple**ratio.

- As an example, let us take a ratio which is two-thirds of a quadruple. Since 2 is the numerator, we shall have one-third of a quadruple ratio squared, namely a
- For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.

- Comprising sixteen repeated elements.
**1967**, Charles P. Poole,*Electron Spin Resonance*, page 544:- Gozzini and Iannuzzi (1960) proposed the use of sixteen microwave spectrometer systems connected in parallel and fed by the same source. It is interesting to note that this
**sedecuple**arrangement did not burgeon forth from an opulent American laboratory.

- Gozzini and Iannuzzi (1960) proposed the use of sixteen microwave spectrometer systems connected in parallel and fed by the same source. It is interesting to note that this

- Sixteen times as great or as numerous.