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Definition of Double

Double a. means: 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.

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Double a. means: 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.

Meaning of Double

Double (a.) means: 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.

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Double (a.): 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.

Double (a.): 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-entendre (n.): A word or expression admitting of a double interpretation, one of which is often obscure or indelicate.

Double dealer (): One who practices double dealing; a deceitful, trickish person.

Semidouble (n.): An office or feast celebrated with less solemnity than the double ones. See Double, n., 8.

Double-shade (v. t.): To double the natural darkness of (a place).

Quadruple (v. t.): To multiply by four; to increase fourfold; to double; to double twice.

Double (a.): To be the double of; to exceed by twofold; to contain or be worth twice as much as.

Duplicate (v. t.): To double; to fold; to render double.

Double-breasted (a.): Folding or lapping over on the breast, with a row of buttons and buttonholes on each side; as, a double-breasted coat.

Double (a.): Having the petals in a flower considerably increased beyond the natural number, usually as the result of cultivation and the expense of the stamens, or stamens and pistils. The white water lily and some other plants have their blossoms naturally double.

Double-acting (a.): Acting or operating in two directions or with both motions; producing a twofold result; as, a double-acting engine or pump.

Double-dyed (a.): Dyed twice; thoroughly or intensely colored; hence; firmly fixed in opinions or habits; as, a double-dyed villain.

Double-milled (a.): Twice milled or fulled, to render more compact or fine; -- said of cloth; as, double-milled kerseymere.

Double-quick (n.): Double-quick time, step, or march.

Double-lock (v. t.): To lock with two bolts; to fasten with double security.

Double-faced (a.): Having two faces designed for use; as, a double-faced hammer.

Double-quick (a.): Of, or performed in, the fastest time or step in marching, next to the run; as, a double-quick step or march.

Contrabass (n.): Double bass; -- applied to any instrument of the same deep range as the stringed double bass; as, the contrabass ophicleide; the contrabass tuba or bombardon.

Double-charge (v. t.): To load with a double charge, as of gunpowder.

Crunode (n.): A point where one branch of a curve crosses another branch. See Double point, under Double, a.

Joist (n.): A piece of timber laid horizontally, or nearly so, to which the planks of the floor, or the laths or furring strips of a ceiling, are nailed; -- called, according to its position or use, binding joist, bridging joist, ceiling joist, trimming joist, etc. See Illust. of Double-framed floor, under Double, a.

Double (n.): Double beer; strong beer.

Double dealing (): False or deceitful dealing. See Double dealing, under Dealing.

Double-quick (v. i. & t.): To move, or cause to move, in double-quick time.

Double-dye (v. t.): To dye again or twice over.

Double (adv.): Twice; doubly.

Doubled (imp. & p. p.): of Double

Doubling (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Double

Geminate (v. t.): To double.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Double

Meaning of Double

Double means: Australians almost always use the word "double" in reply to a question, as regards to dual numbers or letters. For example, when you ask for their phone number (e.g. 213-8800) they will say, Two, one, three double eight double "O"

Meaning of DOUBLE EVENT

DOUBLE EVENT means: Double event is slang for having both syphilis and gonorrhoea.Double event is slang for an act of sex with a virgin that leaves her pregnant. Double event is Scottishslang for an order of a glass of whisky alongside a pint of beer.

Meaning of double

double means: Measure of distance. "I did a double bottle (or) double bonk."

Meaning of double-cross

double-cross means: To betray. He promised to pay me for painting his room but double-crossed me and didn't.

Meaning of Double-double

Double-double means: Said when ordering a coffee; indicating two creams and two sugars... Most likely heard at a Timmie's.

Meaning of double fisting

double fisting means: v holding two drinks at once. The double-entendre is not entirely lost on the Brits and so it’s best not used in overly polite company.

Meaning of DOUBLE TOP

DOUBLE TOP means: Double top is British slang for fourty pounds sterling.

Meaning of NAP AND DOUBLE

NAP AND DOUBLE means: Nap and double is London Cockney rhyming slang for trouble.

Meaning of Double In (DI)

Double In (DI) means: Hitting the double area of a number to start a game of '01

Meaning of DO THE DOUBLE ACT

DO THE DOUBLE ACT means: Do the double act was early th century slang for to get married.

Meaning of DOUBLE FIN

DOUBLE FIN means: Double fin is British slang for a ten pound note. Double fin is British slang for two five pound notes. Double fin is American slang for a ten dollar note.

Meaning of double-bubble

double-bubble means: Noun. Double the amount.

Meaning of Double Out (DO)

Double Out (DO) means: Hitting the double of a number to win a game of '01

Meaning of fermer à double tour

fermer à double tour means: double-lock

Meaning of DOUBLE

DOUBLE means: Double is British slang for very, extremely.

Meaning of double clanger

double clanger means: English for double chainring.

Meaning of DOUBLE GUTS

DOUBLE GUTS means: Double guts is slang for a very fat person. Double guts is American slang for a large belly.

Meaning of DOUBLE BANKER

DOUBLE BANKER means: Double banker is British slang for a sporting contest where points are gained by the winner and lost by the loser.

Meaning of DOUBLE YOLKER

DOUBLE YOLKER means: Double yolker is London Cockney rhyming slang for an unfunny comedian (joker).

Meaning of double-take

double-take means: A sudden second look [he was so good looking I had to take a double-take.].

Meaning of Double

Double means: 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

Double means: 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.

Meaning of Double-entendre

Double-entendre means: A word or expression admitting of a double interpretation, one of which is often obscure or indelicate.

Meaning of Double dealer

Double dealer means: One who practices double dealing; a deceitful, trickish person.

Meaning of Semidouble

Semidouble means: An office or feast celebrated with less solemnity than the double ones. See Double, n., 8.

Meaning of Double-shade

Double-shade means: To double the natural darkness of (a place).

Meaning of Quadruple

Quadruple means: To multiply by four; to increase fourfold; to double; to double twice.

Meaning of Double

Double means: To be the double of; to exceed by twofold; to contain or be worth twice as much as.

Meaning of Duplicate

Duplicate means: To double; to fold; to render double.

Meaning of Double-breasted

Double-breasted means: Folding or lapping over on the breast, with a row of buttons and buttonholes on each side; as, a double-breasted coat.

Meaning of Double

Double means: Having the petals in a flower considerably increased beyond the natural number, usually as the result of cultivation and the expense of the stamens, or stamens and pistils. The white water lily and some other plants have their blossoms naturally double.

Meaning of Double-acting

Double-acting means: Acting or operating in two directions or with both motions; producing a twofold result; as, a double-acting engine or pump.

Meaning of Double-dyed

Double-dyed means: Dyed twice; thoroughly or intensely colored; hence; firmly fixed in opinions or habits; as, a double-dyed villain.

Meaning of Double-milled

Double-milled means: Twice milled or fulled, to render more compact or fine; -- said of cloth; as, double-milled kerseymere.

Meaning of Double-quick

Double-quick means: Double-quick time, step, or march.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Bollard

Bollard means: An upright wooden or iron post in a boat or on a dock, used in veering or fastening ropes.

Meaning of Brief

Brief means: A writ; a breve. See Breve, n., 2.

Meaning of Custom

Custom means: Frequent repetition of the same act; way of acting common to many; ordinary manner; habitual practice; usage; method of doing or living.

Meaning of Revendication

Revendication means: The act of revendicating.

Meaning of Sphingid

Sphingid means: A sphinx.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of DOLLY BAG

DOLLY BAG means: Dolly bag is British slang for a secret pocket used by dockers to smuggle goods.

Meaning of NO SOAP

NO SOAP means: No soap is American and Canadian slang for not possible or successful.

Meaning of the old in-out

the old in-out means: Sex. Sometimes used as "the old in-out in-out'; "No time for the old in-out, love, just here to read the meter!"

Meaning of All-fired

All-fired means: Very, great, immensely; used for emphasis. He is just too all-fired lazy to get any work done around here. Also "hell-fired” and "jo-fired."

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