Quadruplicate Quad*ru"pli*cate, a. [L. quadruplicatus, p. p.] [1913 Webster] 1. Fourfold; doubled twice; four times repeated; as, a quadruplicate ratio, or a quadruplicate proportion. [1913 Webster]

2. (Math.) Raised to the fourth power. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • quadruplicate — qua‧dru‧pli‧cate [kwɒˈdruːplkt ǁ kwɑː ] noun in quadruplicate with four copies: • Please print out the contract in quadruplicate. * * * quadruplicate UK US /kwɒdˈruːplɪkət/ noun [U] FORMAL ● in quadruplicate Cf. in quadruplicate …   Financial and business terms

  • quadruplicate — [kwä dro͞o′pli kāt΄; ] for adj. & n. [, kwä dro͞o′plikit, kwä dro͞o′plikāt΄] vt. quadruplicated, quadruplicating [< L quadruplicatus, pp. of quadruplicare, to quadruple < quadruplex: see QUADRUPLEX] to quadruple; make four identical copies… …   English World dictionary

  • Quadruplicate — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quadruplicate — I. adjective Etymology: Latin quadruplicatus, past participle of quadruplicare to quadruple, from quadruplic , quadruplex fourfold, from quadri + plic , plex fold more at fold Date: 1656 1. consisting of or existing in four corresponding or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • quadruplicate — /kwɒ dru:plɪkət/ noun ♦ in quadruplicate with the original and three copies ● The invoices are printed in quadruplicate. ● The application form should be completed in quadruplicate …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • quadruplicate — quadruplication, quadruplicature /kwo drooh pli keuh cheuhr/, n. n., adj. /kwo drooh pli kit/; v. /kwo drooh pli kayt /, n., adj., v., quadruplicated, quadruplicating. n. 1. one of four copies or identical items, esp. copies of typewritten… …   Universalium

  • quadruplicate — 1. adjective /ˌkwɑˈdruːplɪkət/ a) having four parts b) four times over, multiplied by four 2. noun /ˌkwɑˈdruːplɪkət/ in quadruplicate: four times over, in …   Wiktionary

  • quadruplicate — quad•ru•pli•cate n., adj. [[t]kwɒˈdru plɪ kɪt[/t]] v. [[t] ˌkeɪt[/t]] n. adj. v. cat•ed, cat•ing 1) cvb one of four copies or identical items, esp. copies of typewritten material 2) cvb consisting of four identical parts 3) cvb pertaining to a… …   From formal English to slang

  • quadruplicate — adj. & v. adj. 1 fourfold. 2 of which four copies are made. v.tr. 1 multiply by four. 2 make four identical copies of. Phrases and idioms: in quadruplicate in four identical copies. Derivatives: quadruplication n. Etymology: L quadruplicare f.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • quadruplicate — Synonyms and related words: Photostat, Xerox, biquadrate, biquadratic, clone, copy, counterpart, ditto, double, dupe, duplicate, duplication, facsimile, fourfold, hectograph, make four, manifold, microcopy, microfilm, mimeo, mimeograph, model,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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