Associations to the word «Quadruple»


QUADRUPLE, adjective. Being four times as long, as big or as many of something.
QUADRUPLE, verb. (transitive) To multiply by four.
QUADRUPLE, verb. (intransitive) To increase by a factor of four.
QUADRUPLE BLUFF, noun. The next bluff in sequence after a double bluff and a triple bluff
QUADRUPLE BLUFF, verb. To perform a quadruple bluff
QUADRUPLE DOUBLE, noun. (basketball) The achievement of a two-digit number of any four of points scored, assists, rebounds, blocks, or steals in a single game.
QUADRUPLE SCULL, noun. (nautical) A light, narrow rowing boat, especially one used in competitive rowing, in which a four rowers each have two oars
QUADRUPLE SCULL, noun. (rowing) (especially in plural) A race in which such craft participate
QUADRUPLE STAR, noun. (star) Four stars which form a stellar system, such that they orbit the point of equilibrium of their gravitational fields; a quadruple star system.
QUADRUPLE STAR, noun. (star) Four stars that appear to be one when seen with the naked eye, either because they orbit one another (quadruple star systems) or happen to be in the same line of sight even though they are separated by a great distance.
QUADRUPLE STAR SYSTEM, noun. (star) A stellar system that has four stars orbiting around each other; quadruple star
QUADRUPLE STAR SYSTEMS, noun. Plural of quadruple star system
QUADRUPLE STARS, noun. Plural of quadruple star
QUADRUPLE THREAD, noun. A screw or worm gear having four equal threads and thus capable of being started in four places
QUADRUPLE WHOLE, noun. (music) A musical note equal to two or three breves, i.e. four or six whole notes; a longa.
QUADRUPLE WHOLES, noun. Plural of quadruple whole
QUADRUPLE WITCHING, noun. (finance) Simultaneous expiry on US markets of stock index futures, stock index options, stock options, and single stock futures, which takes place on the third Friday of March, June, September, and December. (Prior to single stock futures those days were triple witching.)

Dictionary definition

QUADRUPLE, noun. A set of four similar things considered as a unit.
QUADRUPLE, noun. A quantity that is four times as great as another.
QUADRUPLE, verb. Increase fourfold; "His stock earning quadrupled".
QUADRUPLE, adjective. Having four units or components; "quadruple rhythm has four beats per measure"; "quadruplex wire".
QUADRUPLE, adjective. Four times as great or many; "a fourfold increase in the dosage".

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