I. adjective Etymology: Latin dualis, from duo two — more at two Date: 1597 1. of grammatical number denoting reference to two 2. a. consisting of two parts or elements or having two like parts ; double b. having a double character or nature • dually adverb II. noun Date: 1650 1. the dual number of a language 2. a linguistic form in the dual

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  • dual — dual, duale [ dɥal; dyal ] adj. • 1948; du bas lat. dualis « deux » 1 ♦ Log., math. Se dit de propriétés qui sont par deux et qui présentent un caractère de réciprocité. Équation, expression duale, qui se déduit d une équation ou d une expression …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • Dual — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Dual puede referirse a: Dual, en lingüística, forma del número gramatical diferente del singular y del plural. Dual, en matemáticas, espacio que refleja de una manera abstracta la relación entre los vectores fila… …   Wikipedia Español

  • dual — DUÁL, duale, s.n. Număr gramatical care indică în unele limbi două obiecte ori fiinţe alcătuind de obicei o pereche. [pr.: du al] – Din fr. duel, lat. dualis. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  duál s. n., pl. duále Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • dual — UK US /ˈdjuːəl/ adjective [before noun] ► having two parts, features, etc.: »In June, he bowed to shareholder pressure and split his dual role as chief executive and chairman. »With more families requiring dual incomes, people have less time to… …   Financial and business terms

  • dual — [do͞o′əl, dyo͞o′əl] adj. [L dualis < duo, TWO] 1. of two 2. having or composed of two parts or kinds, like or unlike; double; twofold [a dual nature] n. Linguis. 1. DUAL NUMBER 2. a word having d …   English World dictionary

  • Dual — Du al, a. [L. dualis, fr. duo two. See {Two}.] Expressing, or consisting of, the number two; belonging to two; as, the dual number of nouns, etc., in Greek. [1913 Webster] Here you have one half of our dual truth. Tyndall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • DuAL — Семантика: Предметно ориентированный язык программирования Появился в: 2004 Автор(ы): Тимченко Максим Типизация данных: динамическая Испытал влияние …   Википедия

  • dual — adjetivo 1. Que tiene dos aspectos distintos o que está formado por dos elementos o partes: expresión dual. Tiene un carácter dual, alegre y triste a la vez …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

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