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double

1. (of flowers) having more than the normal number of petals
2. Maths
a. (of a root) being one of two equal roots of a polynomial equation
b. (of an integral) having an integrand containing two independent variables requiring two integrations, in each of which one variable is kept constant
3. Music
a. (of an instrument) sounding an octave lower than the pitch indicated by the notation
b. (of time) duple, usually accompanied by the direction alla breve
4. an actor who plays two parts in one play
5. Bridge a call that increases certain scoring points if the last preceding bid becomes the contract
6. Billiards Snooker a strike in which the object ball is struck so as to make it rebound against the cushion to an opposite pocket
7. a bet on two horses in different races in which any winnings from the horse in the first race are placed on the horse in the later race
8. Chiefly RC Church one of the higher-ranking feasts on which the antiphons are recited both before and after the psalms
9. Music an ornamented variation in 16th and 17th century music
10. 
a. the narrow outermost ring on a dartboard
b. a hit on this ring
References in classic literature ?
And then I could at last shut, with a clear conscience, the door of my stateroom and get my double back into the recessed part.
SOCRATES: Therefore the double line, boy, has given a space, not twice, but four times as much.
SOCRATES: We have certainly, as would seem, assisted him in some degree to the discovery of the truth; and now he will wish to remedy his ignorance, but then he would have been ready to tell all the world again and again that the double space should have a double side.
And if this is the proper name, then you, Meno's slave, are prepared to affirm that the double space is the square of the diagonal?
Early on, Meyerhold's double suggests that he is drawn to Camilla partly because she loves theater; partly because her deceased father and Meyerhold were brief acquaintances in Paris; and partly because Camilla is in "considerable distress"--she has made peace neither with the recent, sudden death of her cousin, Eve, nor with a series of older losses, including that of her brilliant but inattentive father.
First, it explains Du Bois's inner conflict between his realistic conception of American society and his idealistic notion of double consciousness.
You're getting double capacity at essentially no increase in cost," Dickinson said flatly.
Was there a way, I wondered, that I could add a single-wing set to my double wing?
These factors lead to the basis for the concern - whether the combination of criminal prosecution and civil forfeiture may be successive punishment for the same crime, in violation of the Double Jeopardy Clause of the fifth amendment.
Apparently they have too many lines, even though no re-entry is violated, as it would be were Lady Macduff to double with a Witch, Boy with Katherine in Henry V, or Jaquenetta with any of the French Ladies.
Lever's Double Power Wisk signals the arrival of the next generation of liquid detergents," said Greg Creed, Lever category manager.