Quintuple time
Quintuple Quin"tu*ple, a. [L. quintus fifth: cf. F. quintuple, L. quintuplex. Cf. {Quadruple}.] Multiplied by five; increased to five times the amount; fivefold. [1913 Webster]

{Quintuple time} (Mus.), a time having five beats in a measure. It is seldom used. [1913 Webster]


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  • Quintuple — Quin tu*ple, a. [L. quintus fifth: cf. F. quintuple, L. quintuplex. Cf. {Quadruple}.] Multiplied by five; increased to five times the amount; fivefold. [1913 Webster] {Quintuple time} (Mus.), a time having five beats in a measure. It is seldom… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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