doubling

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Verb[edit]

doubling

  1. present participle of double

Noun[edit]

doubling (plural doublings)

  1. The process or an instance of making something double; a multiplication by two.
    • 1994, David C. Schneider, Quantitative Ecology: Spatial and Temporal Scaling (page 36)
      Similitude applies to proportional changes, such as doublings, halvings, or quarterings; it does not apply to additive changes.
  2. The act of turning around, or doubling back.
  3. A pleat or fold.
  4. (archaic) A trick; double-dealing.

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