double word


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double word

[¦dəb·əl ′wərd]
(computer science)
A unit containing twice as many bits as a word.

double word

Twice the length of a single computer word. A double word is typically 32 bits long. See word.
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Examination of the SuperScrabble board reveals that it is theoretically possible to play two 144-timers (playing a 21-letter word with 14 tiles already on the board and 7 tiles played through them covering two quadruple word squares and two triple word squares), two 36-timers (similar to the 144-timer but covering two triple word squares and two double word squares), and two 27-timers (a 15-letter word covering three triple word squares, something that can be done on a standard Scrabble board).
There are two forms of the double words in text T: [word.
Both programs look for similar types of errors: double words, changes in tense, gender, or number, split infinitives, improperly used punctuation, as well as other common grammatical errors.
On the surface it is an ordinary double word square, with a different word in each row and column.
And if the mood takes you this game doesn't mind going for a dip while you try for a double word score.
Addition or multiplication of two integers produces a double word pattern with the rightmost word usually considered the result.