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Meaning of QUADRUPLICATE

Pronunciation:  [n]kwâ'drooplukit, [v]kwâ'drooplu`keyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any four copies; any of four things that correspond to one another exactly; "it was signed in quadruplicate"
  2. [adj]  having four units or components; "quadruple rhythm has four beats per measure"; "quadruplex wire"
  3. [v]  reproduce fourfold
 

QUADRUPLICATE is a 13 letter word that starts with Q.

 

 Synonyms: fourfold, multiple, quadruple, quadruplex
 
 See Also: copy, reproduce

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Quad*ru"pli*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
    {Quadruplicated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quadruplicating}.] [L.
    quadruplicatus, p. p. of quadruplicare, fr. quadruple?
    fourfold. See {Quadruplex}.]
    To make fourfold; to double twice; to quadruple.
    
    
  2. \Quad*ru"pli*cate\, a. [L. quadruplicatus, p. p.]
    1. Fourfold; doubled twice; four times repeated; as, a
       quadruplicate ratio, or a quadruplicate proportion.
    
    2. (Math.) Raised to the fourth power. [R.]
    
    
 

 

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