dectuple

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdektuːpɫ/, /ˈdektuːpəl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈdɛktʊpɫ/, /ˈdɛktʊpl./

Adjective[edit]

dectuple (not comparable)

  1. Tenfold.
    • 1916 January, “Pacific Type of Locomotive for the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad”, in Railway and Locomotive Engineering[1], page 20:
      All longitudinal seams are dectuple riveted.

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Noun[edit]

dectuple (plural dectuples)

  1. A group of ten.
    • 2010, Janet B. Pierrehumbert and Cynthia G. Clopper, “What is LabPhon? And where is it going?”, in Cécile Fougeron, Barbara Kuehnert, Mariapaola Imperio, Nathalie Vallee, editors, Laboratory Phonology 10[2], Walter de Gruyter, →ISBN:
      Thus, this is our commencement address as the laboratory phonology community “graduates” to its second dectuple of meetings.

Verb[edit]

dectuple (third-person singular simple present dectuples, present participle dectupling, simple past and past participle dectupled)

  1. To multiply by ten.
    • 2017 April 11, Scott Alexander, “Notes on Cost Disease”, in The American Interest[3], volume 12, number 5:
      Many costs have really, genuinely dectupled, with no economic or statistical trickery involved.

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