doubler

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

double +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

doubler ‎(plural doublers)

  1. One who doubles.
  2. An instrument for augmenting a very small quantity of electricity, so as to render it manifest by sparks or the electroscope.
  3. (US, dialect) A tenement house having two families on each floor.
  4. (colloquial) A biplane aeroplane or kite.
  5. Part of a distilling apparatus for intercepting the heavier fractions and returning them to be redistilled.
  6. (calico printing) A blanket or felt placed between the fabric and the printing table or cylinder.

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin duplāre, from Latin dūplus. Compare Spanish and Catalan doblar, Portuguese dobrar, Italian doppiare.

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Verb[edit]

doubler

  1. to double, duplicate
    A cet instant précis, il a décidé de doubler la mise.
  2. to double-cross
    Nous avons été doublé ce coup-ci.
  3. to overtake, pass
    Sur l'autoroute, nous avons eu l'occasion de doubler de nombreux véhicules.
  4. to dub
    Daniel Beretta qui double Arnold Schwarzenegger en français depuis 1987 a également prêté sa voix à l'agent Sam Fisher.

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