Being in pairs; presenting two of a kind, or two in a set together; coupled.
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.
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.
To unite, as ranks or files, so as to form one from each two.
Twofold; multiplied by two; increased by its equivalent; made twice as large or as much, etc.
Divided into two; acting two parts, one openly and the other secretly; equivocal; deceitful; insincere.
To be the double of; to exceed by twofold; to contain or be worth twice as much as.
To set up a word or words a second time by mistake; to make a doublet.
A call made in live roleplay systems during combat. As a hit is made with the weapon, its user cries, "Double!" so that the target knows the weapon is dishing out two points of damage.
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A double precision floating point variable; in C, a variable of type double.
Primitive data type representing a double-precision, signed 32-bit number.
a floating point number -- a number with a decimal that can change position according to need
a real number written with a decimal point, e
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.
Bloom type. Describes an African Violet flower with at least two layers of petals. First developed from Blue Boy in 1939. Contrast with Single and Semi-double.
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"
A fuchsia which has eight or more petals in the corolla, but excludes petaloids.
A player or singer who prepares to take the part of another player in his absence; a substitute; -- used especially of a person who resembles an actor and takes the actor's place in scenes requiring special skills; as, a stunt double.
(1) An actor who plays more than one role is said to "double" in the second and following roles. Ordinarily the actor will seek, through a costume change, to disguise the fact of the doubling; occasionally, however, a production with a theatricalist staging may make it clear that the actor doubles in many roles. (2) To Antonin Artaud, the life that drama reflects, as discussed in his book The Theatre and Its Double. See also theatre of cruelty.
a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts; "his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable"
someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor); "he could be Gingrich's double"; "she's the very image of her mother"
or "doublet", a tile with the same number of pips on both halves.
A domino set of ((n2 + 3n + 2)/ 2) tiles which have all the combinations of zero to (n) pips on their faces. These odd sized sets are usually built from a Double Six, Double Nine or Double Twelve Domino set. It is best to pick the smallest set just larger than the value of (n), so that you will have the largest pips on the tiles. The largest commercial set is the Double Fifteen domino set from Cardinal Industries.
A domino tile that has the same number of pips on both ends.
a fun Tex-Mex number
Double beer; strong beer.
The Standard in Jack and Cokes. A Jack and coke in a beer glass. The key is to get the bartenders to know that's what you want by simply standing at the bar and catching their eye.
a little farther back, a triple is a three pointer, and a home run is a half-court shot
usually, a dark, sweetish abbey-style beer of around 6-7% ABV, following the model of the renowned Westmalle Dubbel trappist beer, but may also indicate the second-weakest beer in a range, or double fermentation. See also enkel, triple, quadruple
To return upon one's track; to turn and go back over the same ground, or in an opposite direction.
This is the daily objective of a bullish mutual fund that seeks to achieve 200% of the daily performance of the tracked index. Buying such a bullish fund is equivalent to being long (buying) the index on full margin. On a day the index moves up 1%, such a bullish fund will seek to increase by 2%. On a day the index moves down 1%, such a fund will seek to decrease by 2% (all before fees and expenses).
When a rabbit runs back in its tracks or close to them.
Repeat the same instrumental or vocal part on another track when recording (see double-tracking). Term for a musician performing on more than one instrument. For example, a wind player may be hired to play on saxophone and double on flute.
To play tricks; to use sleights; to play false.
A turn or circuit in running to escape pursues; hence, a trick; a shift; an artifice.
make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"
a sleight, and only rarely can be credited to someone specifically based on their unique handling and method of the concept
A person or thing that is the counterpart of another; a duplicate; copy; (Obs.) transcript; -- now chiefly used of persons. Hence, a wraith.
A duplicate copy of the same comic book
etheric counterpart of the physical body which, when out ofcoincidence, may temporarily move about in space in comparativefreedom and appear in various degrees of density to others. Thebelief in the existence of the double, or astral body, is age old,its acceptance as a working hypothesis solves many a puzzling problemin psychical research.