Doubling


Doubling

Doubling may refer to:

  • in maths:
  • in music,
    • the composition or performance of a melody with itself or itself transposed at a constant interval such as the octave, third, or sixth, Voicing (music)#Doubling
    • the assignment of a melody to two instruments in an arrangement
    • the playing of two (or more) instruments alternately by a single player, e.g. Flute, doubling piccolo
      • musicians who play more than one woodwind instrument are called Woodwind Doublers or Reed Players
    • Doubletracking, a recording technique in which a musical part (or vocal) is recorded twice and mixed together, to strengthen or "fatten" the tone.
  • in linguistics,
    • syntactic doubling is a phenomenon consisting in the lengthening (gemination) of the initial consonant of certain words
  • in psychodrama,
  • in firearms, when more than one round is fired in a semiautomatic gas powered rifle with only one pull of the trigger, also known as a slam fire.
  • in two-way radio, doubling is where two or more transmitters transmit at once on the same frequency, interfering with one another and garbling all messages.
  • doubling (yarn) is the process of combining two or more lengths of yarn into a single thread.

See also

  • Double (disambiguation)

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  • Doubling — Dou bling, n. 1. The act of one that doubles; a making double; reduplication; also, that which is doubled. [1913 Webster] 2. A turning and winding; as, the doubling of a hunted hare; shift; trick; artifice. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. (Her.) The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • doubling — index boom (increase) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 doubling …   Law dictionary

  • Doubling —   [englisch, dʌblɪȖ; wörtlich »Verdoppeln«], aufnahmetechnischer Effekt; Verdoppelung von Gesang oder Instrumentalstimmen durch zweimalige Aufnahme oder Zuschaltung von Effektgeräten, z. B. Delay. Auch Verdreifachung (englisch = tripling) wird… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Doubling — Double Dou ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Doubled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Doubling}.] [OE. doblen, dublen, doublen, F. doubler, fr. L. duplare, fr. duplus. See {Double}, a.] 1. To increase by adding an equal number, quantity, length, value, or the like;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • doubling — kopijavimas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. copying; doubling; duplication vok. Duplizieren, n; Kopieren, n rus. копирование, n pranc. copie, f; reproduction, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • doubling — dvejinimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. bifurcation; divarication; doubling vok. Spaltung, f; Verdoppelung, f; Zweiteilung, f rus. раздвоение, n; удвоение, n pranc. bifurcation, f; dédoublement, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • doubling — dvigubinimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. doubling vok. Verdoppelung, f; Verdopplung, f rus. удвоение, n pranc. doublement, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • doubling — dvejinimasis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. doubling vok. Verdoppelung, f rus. раздвоение, n pranc. dédoublement, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • doubling — noun 1. increase by a factor of two doubling with a computer took no time at all • Derivationally related forms: ↑double • Hypernyms: ↑multiplication 2. raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2 I decided his double was a bluff …   Useful english dictionary

  • doubling — /dub ling/, n. Naut. the part of the upper or lower end of one spar of a mast that is overlapped by another spar above or below it. [1350 1400; ME; see DOUBLE, ING1] * * * …   Universalium