Decupling
Decuple Dec"u*ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Decupled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Decupling}.] To make tenfold; to multiply by ten. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Decuple — Dec u*ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Decupled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Decupling}.] To make tenfold; to multiply by ten. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Decupled — Decuple Dec u*ple, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Decupled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Decupling}.] To make tenfold; to multiply by ten. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • decuple — /dek yoo peuhl/, adj., n., v., decupled, decupling. adj. 1. ten times as great; tenfold. n. 2. a tenfold quantity or multiple. v.t. 3. to make ten times as great. [1375 1425; late ME < MF < L decuplus tenfold, equiv. to dec(em) ten + uplus, as in …   Universalium

  • multiplication — n 1. increase, augmentation, addition, superaddition; enlargement, magnification, great ening, expansion, build up, heightening, aggrandizement; doubling, duplication, redoubling, tripling, trip 758lication, quadrupling, quadruplication,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • proliferation — n 1. increase, augmentation, buildup, enlargement, expansion, extension; magnification, amplification; spread, spreading out, branching out; growth, waxing, swelling, inflation; elevation, raise, boost. 2. multiplication, doubling, duplication,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • decuple — /ˈdɛkjəpəl/ (say dekyuhpuhl) adjective 1. tenfold; ten times as great. –noun 2. a tenfold quantity or multiple. –verb (t) (decupled, decupling) 3. to make ten times as great. {French, from Latin decuplus tenfold} …   Australian English dictionary

  • decuple — [dek′yo͞o pəl] adj. [ME < L decuplus < decem, TEN + plus, FOLD] 1. consisting of or including ten 2. ten times as much or as many; tenfold n. an amount ten times as much or as many vt. decupled, decupling …   English World dictionary

  • decuple — I. ˈdek(y)əpəl noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, probably from Middle French, from decuple, adjective : a sum 10 times as great as another : a tenfold amount : the tenth multiple II …   Useful english dictionary

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