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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

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- Double top and double bottom are reversal chart patterns observed in the technical analysis of financial trading markets of stocks, commodities, currencies...
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- Double, Double, Toil and Trouble is a 1993 Halloween made-for-television children's film. It stars Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen as two adventurous little...
- 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...
- In the field of counterintelligence, a double agent (also double secret agent) is an employee of a secret intelligence service for one country, whose...
- A double bond in chemistry is a chemical bond between two chemical elements involving four bonding electrons instead of the usual two. The most common...
- A double hull is a ship hull design and construction method where the bottom and sides of the ship have two complete layers of watertight hull surface:...
- A double eagle is a gold coin of the United States with a denomination of $20. (Its gold content of 0.9675 troy oz (30.0926 grams) was worth $20 at the...
- baseball, a double play (denoted as DP in baseball statistics) is the act of making two outs during the same continuous play. The double play is defined...
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