Quintupling
Quintuple Quin"tu*ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quintupled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quintupling}.] [Cf. F. quintupler.] To make fivefold, or five times as much or many. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • quintupling — quin·tu·ple || kwɪn tuːpl / kwɪntjÊŠpl v. multiply by 5, increase fivefold adj. fives times greater, fivefold …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quintupling — noun increasing by a factor of five • Derivationally related forms: ↑quintuple • Hypernyms: ↑multiplication …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quintuple — Quin tu*ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quintupled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quintupling}.] [Cf. F. quintupler.] To make fivefold, or five times as much or many. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quintupled — Quintuple Quin tu*ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quintupled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quintupling}.] [Cf. F. quintupler.] To make fivefold, or five times as much or many. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quintuple — I. adjective Etymology: Middle French, from Medieval Latin quintuplus, from Latin quintus fifth + plus fold; akin to Latin quinque five more at five, fold Date: 1570 1. being five times as great or as many 2. having five units or members 3.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology — Motto Mens et Manus Motto in English Mind and Hand[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Price revolution — Used generally to describe a series of economic events from the second half of the 15th century to the first half of the 17th, the price revolution refers most specifically to the high rate of inflation that characterized the period across… …   Wikipedia

  • Michael Johns (executive) — Michael Johns Michael Johns exiting Tavern on the Green, New York City, April 4, 2008. Born September 8, 1964 (1964 09 08) (age 47) Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S …   Wikipedia

  • Egyptian parliamentary election, 2005 — The Egyptian parliamentary elections of 2005 was the scheduled three stage elections for determining its lower house membership. The elections formed the Eighth Assembly since the adoption of the 1971 Constitution. Over 7,000 candidates competed… …   Wikipedia

  • Majungasaurus — Eumetazoa Majungasaurus Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 70–65.5 Ma …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”