Definition of DOUBLING

noun : DOUBLING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) increase by a factor of two; "doubling with a computer took no time at all" ;

  • 2. (

    ) raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2; "I decided his double was a bluff" ;

verb : DOUBLING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 4. (

    ) do double duty; serve two purposes or have two functions; "She doubles as his wife and secretary" ;

  • 5. (

    ) bridge: make a demand for (a card or suit) ;

Adjective : DOUBLING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs; "an egg with a double yolk"; "a double (binary) star"; "double doors"; "dual controls for pilot and copilot"; "duple (or double) time consists of two (or a multiple of two) beats to a measure" ;

  • 4. (

    ) used of flowers having more than the usual number of petals in crowded or overlapping arrangements; "double chrysanthemums have many rows of petals and are usually spherical or hemispherical" ;

  • 6. (

    ) large enough for two; "a double bed"; "a double room" ;

  • 7. (

    ) having two meanings with intent to deceive; "a sly double meaning"; "spoke with forked tongue" ;


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