Definition of Quintupling

1. Noun. Increasing by a factor of five.

Generic synonyms: Multiplication
Derivative terms: Quintuple



Definition of Quintupling

1. Verb. (present participle of quintuple) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quintupling

1. quintuple [v] - See also: quintuple

Lexicographical Neighbors of Quintupling

quintuple-click
quintuple-clicked
quintuple-clicking
quintuple-clicks
quintuple-ribbed
quintuple double
quintuple doubles
quintupled
quintuples
quintuplet
quintuplets
quintuplicate
quintuplicated
quintuplicates
quintuplicating
quintupling (current term)
quintuply
quinuclidine
quinuclidines
quinuclidinyl
quinuclidinyl benzilate
quinuclidinyls
quinumvirate
quinumvirates
quinupramine
quinupristin
quinzaine
quinze
quinzee
quinzees

Literary usage of Quintupling

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. On the Foundation and Technic of Arithmetic by George Bruce Halsted (1912)
"Practice in simple multiplication, envisaged first as condensed addition, may go up through doubling, tripling, quadrupling, quintupling. ..."

2. The Common Sense of the Exact Sciences by William Kingdon Clifford (1891)
"The step —15 may be got in two ways; by tripling and reversing the forward step + 5, or by quintupling the backward step —3. In symbols, (-3) ( + 5) = (+5) ..."

3. The Common Sense of the Exact Sciences by William Kingdon Clifford (1885)
"The step —15 may be got in two ways; by tripling and reversing the forward step + 5, or by quintupling the backward step — 3. ..."

4. The Common Sense of the Exact Sciences by William Kingdon Clifford (1885)
"The step —15 may be got in two ways; by tripling and reversing the forward step + 5, or by quintupling the backward step —3. In symbols, (-3) ( + 5) = ( + ..."

5. The Common Sense of the Exact Sciences by William Kingdon Clifford, Richard Charles Rowe, Karl Pearson (1885)
"The step —15 may be got in two ways; by tripling and reversing the forward step + 5, or by quintupling the backward step —3. In symbols, (-3) ( + 5) = ( + ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"... and now a bill has been introduced by the Department of Interior providing for quintupling the federal subsidy and for placing the Concilium under the ..."

7. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"Identical sims would stack like cordwood in the space currently occupied by the bulky ride- apparatus and dioramas, quintupling capacity and halving ..."

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