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Definition of Double

Double
Double Dou"ble, n. A person or thing that is the counterpart of another; a duplicate; copy; (Obs.) transcript; -- now chiefly used of persons. Hence, a wraith. My charming friend . . . has, I am almost sure, a double, who preaches his afternoon sermons for him. --E. E. Hale.
Double
Double Dou"ble, adv. Twice; doubly. I was double their age. --Swift.
Double
Double Dou"ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Doubled; p. pr. & vb. n. Doubling.] [OE. doblen, dublen, doublen, F. doubler, fr. L. duplare, fr. duplus. See Double, a.] 1. To increase by adding an equal number, quantity, length, value, or the like; multiply by two; to double a sum of money; to double a number, or length. Double six thousand, and then treble that. --Shak. 2. To make of two thicknesses or folds by turning or bending together in the middle; to fold one part upon another part of; as, to double the leaf of a book, and the like; to clinch, as the fist; -- often followed by up; as, to double up a sheet of paper or cloth.

Meaning of Double from wikipedia

- Double may refer to: Look-alike, a person who closely resembles another person Body double, someone who substitutes for the credited actor of a character...
- In basketball, a double-double or triple-double is when a player ac****ulates ten or more (a double-digit total) in two or three of five statistical categories—points...
- Double top and double bottom are reversal chart patterns observed in the technical analysis of financial trading markets of stocks, commodities, currencies...
- Double-spending is a potential flaw in a digital cash scheme in which the same single digital token can be spent more than once. Unlike physical cash,...
- A double entendre (/ɒ̃ˈtɒ̃d(rə)/; French: [dubl ɑ̃.tɑ̃dʁ(ə)]) is a figure of speech or a particular way of wording that is devised to be understood in...
- Double Fantasy is the fifth album by John Lennon and Yoko Ono, released in 1980. It is also the seventh and final studio album released by Lennon during...
- person is penetrated by two objects, it is generically called double penetration (DP). Double penetration of the ****, ****, or mouth can involve: Simultaneous...
- In the field of counterintelligence, a double agent (also double secret agent) is an employee of a secret intelligence service for one country, whose...
- double is a person who substitutes in a scene for another actor such that the person's face is not shown. In a recorded visual medium, a body double is...
- On the Double may refer to: On the Double (film), a 1961 film starring Danny Kaye On the Double (album), a 1969 double album by Golden Earring "On the...
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