See also: quadruplé
|← 3||4||5 →|
| Cardinal: four|
Latinate ordinal: quartary, quaternary
Adverbial: four times
Latinate multiplier: quadruple
Multiuse collective: quadruplet
Greek or Latinate collective: tetrad
Greek collective prefix: tetra-, tessera-
Latinate collective prefix: quadri-
Fractional: quarter, fourth
Latinate fractional prefix: quadrant-
Greek prefix: tetarto-
Number of musicians: quartet
Number of years: quadrennium, olympiad
From Middle English quadruple, from Latin quadruplus. Can be analyzed as quadri- + -ple.
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈkwɒd.ɹʊ.pəl/, /kwɒˈdɹuː.pəl/
- (General American) IPA(key): /kwɑˈdɹu.pəl/, /kwɑˈdɹʌp.əl/, /ˈkwɑd.ɹə.pəl/
Audio (US) (file)
- Rhymes: -uːpəl
quadruple (not comparable)
- Being four times as long, as big or as many of something.
- He's quite an athlete and can do quadruple jumps with ease.
- quarter (divided into four; one of four equal parts)
being four times as long, as big or as many of something
quadruple (third-person singular simple present quadruples, present participle quadrupling, simple past and past participle quadrupled)
- (transitive) To multiply by four.
- Quadrupling four gives sixteen.
- (intransitive) To increase by a factor of four.
- Our profits quadrupled when we made the improvements.
- (rail transport) To provide four parallel running lines on a given stretch of railway.
- 2019 October, “Railtalk: HS2 delay - time for lateral thinking”, in Modern Railways, page 7:
- Quadrupling the short remaining stretch of three-track railway north of Rugby, left over by the turn of the century modernisation, is a possibility that could be pursued.
- 2020 April 22, Paul Shannon, “Felixstowe: Is 47 trains a day achievable?”, in Rail, page 52:
- A long-term aspiration is to quadruple the cross-country route between Peterborough and Werrington Junction, removing any conflict between trains on the Spalding and Leicester lines.
- quarter (divide by four)
to multiply by four
(intransitive) to increase by a factor of four
quadruple (plural quadruples)
- Something that is four times the usual number, amount, size, etc.
- (skating) A figure-skating jump with four revolutions in the air.
- Synonym: quad
- “quadruple”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.
- “quadruple”, in The Century Dictionary […], New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911, →OCLC.
Borrowed from Latin quadruplus.
|← 3||4||5 →|
| Cardinal: quatre|
Ordinal abbreviation: 4e, (nonstandard) 4ème
|French Wikipedia article on 4|
quadruple (plural quadruples)
- Ils sont entrés dans l'histoire du patinage artistique en exécutant un quadruple salto, une première en couple.
- la Quadruple Alliance ― the Quadruple Alliance
- (music) sixty-fourth note
- une quadruple croche ― a sixty-fourth note
quadruple m (plural quadruples)
- something that is equal to four times something else
- Je veux le quadruple de la prime normale.
- (Scrabble) a move whose score is multiplied by four
- Ce tirage permettait permettait plusieurs quadruples.
- J'ai perdu une douzaine de points sur un difficile "mosaique" en quadruple.
- (Scrabble) the area on the board where such a move is possible
- Le quadruple en colonne 5 reste ouvert avec la séquence "ena" ou "ene".
- inflection of quadrupler:
- “quadruple”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
quadruple f pl
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