Definition of Doubling

1. Noun. Increase by a factor of two. "Doubling with a computer took no time at all"

Generic synonyms: Multiplication
Derivative terms: Double

2. Noun. Raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2. "I decided his double was a bluff"
Exact synonyms: Double
Group relationships: Card Game, Cards
Generic synonyms: Raise
Derivative terms: Double, Double, Double

Definition of Doubling

1. n. The act of one that doubles; a making double; reduplication; also, that which is doubled.

Definition of Doubling

1. Verb. (present participle of double) ¹

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Definition of Doubling

1. double [v] - See also: double

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doubling

doubling (current term)
doubling down
doubling time
doubling up
doubly armed suture
doubly even
doubly heterozygous

Literary usage of Doubling

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1. The history of Rome by Theodor Mommsen, Joseph Anton F. Wilhelm Ihne, William Purdie Dickson (1871)
"This view cannot be made to agree with the statements which ascribe a doubling of the number of knights, first to Tullus Hostilius, and then to Tarquinius ..."

2. Annual Report by New York (State) (1872)
"3,. east of Rochester 5, 180 00 5, 180 00 doubling lock No. 2, east of Rochester 5, 000 00 5.000 00 doubling lock No. 1, east of Rochester 6, 820 00 8, ..."

3. Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar by Wilhelm Gesenius (1859)
"doubling OF CONSONANTS. 1. The doubling of a letter by ... c) when the doubling of a letter originally single is characteristic of a grammatical form, ..."

4. Ethiopic Grammar by August Dillmann, Carl Bezold (1907)
"Gutturals too occasionally cast away the embarrassing doubling. ... Farther, a certain dislike to the doubling of Aspirates can alone explain why some verbs ..."

5. The Manual of Phonography by Benn Pitman, Jerome Bird Howard (1903)
"Ter and Der Added by doubling.—Any curved stroke may be doubled in length ... The normal vowel in the syllable added by doubling is the second-place light ..."

6. The Educational Significance of Sixteenth Century Arithmetic from the Point by Lambert Lincoln Jackson (1906)
"doubling and Halving A striking example of extreme subdivision and ... To the student of the present there seems to be no reason why doubling and halving ..."

7. A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages by Robert Caldwell (1875)
"The formation of the inflexion by means of doubling and hardening the final consonant.—Tamil nouns ending in du and ru form the basis of their oblique cases ..."

8. Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by Colin MacFarquhar, George Gleig (1797)
"... but will allow a much longer time even to their doubling them- ... long for the time of doubling, the fécond is calculated at the interval of 40 years, ..."

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