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See also: double time
- (intransitive, military) to march at double time.
- (transitive, military) to order troops to march at double time.
- ...after ten or fifteen minutes of preparation, he stopped the artillery and instructed Corporal Lamb to double-time his platoon to the intermediate knoll under cover of fire from the machine guns. — "Combat Actions in Korea" (1954)