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. marked by five beats per measure <
quintuple meter
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quintuple noun II. verb (quintupled; quintupling) Date: 1639 transitive verb to make five times as great or as many intransitive verb to become five times as much or as numerous

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  • quintuple — [ kɛ̃typl ] adj. • 1484; lat. quintuplex 1 ♦ Cinq fois plus grand. Somme quintuple d une autre. N. m. Payer le quintuple. Loc. Rendre au quintuple : rendre plus qu on a emprunté (services rendus, etc.). 2 ♦ Constitué de cinq éléments de nature à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • quíntuple — sustantivo masculino 1. Cantidad que equivale a cinco veces otra cantidad, sea numérica, de tamaño, de masa, de materia o cualitativa: Se come el quíntuple de macarrones que su hermano.Trabajas el quíntuple que nosotros. adjetivo numeral 1. Que… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 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

  • quíntuple — en número de cinco, en particular los quintillizos (cuando afecta al feto o al recién nacido [ICD 10: P01.5].Embarazo quíntuple que complica el parto [ICD 10: O30.8] Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • quintuple — 1560s (adj.); 1630s (v.), from Fr. quintuple (adj.); quintupler (v.); from L. quintus “fifth,” related to quinque five (see QUINQUE (Cf. quinque )) on model of QUADRUPLE (Cf. quadruple). Related: Quintupled; quintupling …   Etymology dictionary

  • quíntuple — 1. adj. quíntuplo. 2. Caracterizado por la existencia o la repetición de cinco elementos iguales o semejantes. Quíntuple campeón, crimen …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • quintuple — ► ADJECTIVE 1) consisting of five parts or elements. 2) five times as much or as many. 3) (of time in music) having five beats in a bar. ► VERB ▪ increase or be increased fivefold. ► NOUN ▪ a quintuple number or amount …   English terms 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

  • quintuplé — quintuplé, ée (kuin tu plé, plé) part. passé de quintupler. Terme de botanique. Se dit des nervures des feuilles, lorsque la nervure principale émet de chaque côté deux autres nervures …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • quintuple — [kwin to͞o′pəl, kwin′tyo͞o′pəl; kwin′tə pəl] adj. [MFr < ML quintuplus < L quintus, a fifth (see QUINTET) + plus: see DOUBLE] 1. consisting of or including five 2. five times as much or as many; fivefold n. an amount five times as much or… …   English World dictionary

  • QUINTUPLE — adj. des deux genres Qui vaut cinq fois autant. Vingt est quintuple de quatre. Il s’emploie aussi comme nom masculin. Rendre le quintuple. Rendre au quintuple …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

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