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Meaning of QUINTUPLE

Pronunciation:  kwin'toopul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  having five units or components
  2. [v]  increase fivefold; "The population of China quintupled"
 

QUINTUPLE is a 9 letter word that starts with Q.

 

 Synonyms: fivefold, multiple
 
 See Also: manifold, multiply

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Quin"tu*ple\, a. [L. quintus fifth: cf. F. quintuple,
    L. quintuplex. Cf. {Quadruple}.]
    Multiplied by five; increased to five times the amount;
    fivefold.
    
    {Quintuple time} (Mus.), a time having five beats in a
       measure. It is seldom used.
    
    
  2. \Quin"tu*ple\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quintupled}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Quintupling}.] [Cf. F. quintupler.]
    To make fivefold, or five times as much or many.
    
    
 

 

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