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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 is the ac****ulation of a double-digit number total in one of five statistical categories—points, rebounds, ****ists, steals, and...
- 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...
- person is penetrated by two objects, it is generically called double penetration (DP). Double penetration of the ****, ****, or mouth can involve: Simultaneous...
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- A double-decker bus is a bus that has two storeys or decks. Double-decker buses are used for m**** transport in the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia and many...
- Double Dare is an American television game show on which two teams compete to win cash and prizes by answering trivia questions and completing messy stunts...
- 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...
- Double jeopardy is a procedural defence that prevents an accused person from being tried again on the same (or similar) charges and on the same facts,...
- A double-breasted garment is a coat, jacket, or vest with wide, overlapping front flaps which has on its front two symmetrical columns of buttons; by contrast...
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