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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: DOUBLING (0.01075 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to DOUBLING.
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n 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”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Doubled
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [OE. doblen, dublen, doublen, F. doubler, fr. L.
duplare, fr. duplus. See Double
1. To increase by adding an equal number, quantity, length,
value, or the like; multiply by two; as, 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. --Prior.
Then the old man
Was wroth, and doubled up his hands. --Tennyson.
3. To be the double of; to exceed by twofold; to contain or
be worth twice as much as.
Thus re["e]nforced, against the adverse fleet,
Still doubling ours, brave Rupert leads the way.
4. To pass around or by; to march or sail round, so as to
reverse the direction of motion.
Sailing along the coast, the doubled the promontory
of Carthage. --Knolles.
5. (Mil.) To unite, as ranks or files, so as to form one from
1. The act of one that doubles; a making double;
reduplication; also, that which is doubled.
2. A turning and winding; as, the doubling of a hunted hare;
shift; trick; artifice. --Dryden.
3. (Her.) The lining of the mantle borne about the shield or
4. The process of redistilling spirits, to improve the
strength and flavor.
5. raising the stakes in a game, such as a card game or
backgammon, by a factor of 2.
Doubling a cape
, etc. (Naut.), sailing around
or passing beyond a cape, promontory, etc.