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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...
- first "double" in the term refers to the two (double) categories and the second "double" refers to ac****ulating ten or more (typically double digits)...
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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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- understood in two ways, having a double meaning. This term is ungrammatical in French where the term "double-sens" (double meaning) is used instead. Typically...
- 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 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:...
- Double Fine Productions, Inc. is an American video game developer and a studio of Xbox Game Studios based in San Francisco, California. Founded in July...
- A double bond in chemistry is a covalent bond between two atoms involving four bonding electrons as opposed to two in a single bond. Double bonds occur...
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