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doubles

a. a game between two pairs of players, as in tennis, badminton, etc.
b. (as modifier): a doubles player

Doubles

See also Twins.
Amphitryon and Jupiter
god assumes man’s form to lie with his wife. [Rom. Lit.: Amphitryon]
Darnay, Charles
physical duplicate of Carton. [Br. Lit.: A Tale of Two Cities]
fetch
a Doppelganger. [Irish Folklore: Leach, 376]
My Double and How He Undid Me
story of a lazy minister who has his look-alike impersonator do all his chores. [Am. Lit.: Hayden & Fuller, 456]
Prince of Wales
switches places with his double, poor boy Tom Canty. [Am. Lit.: The Prince and the Pauper]
Sam and Eric
their identities merge as “Samneric.” [Br. Lit.: Lord of the Flies]
Sosia and Mercury
god assumes slave’s identity. [Rom. Lit.: Amphitryon]
Wilson, William
his Doppelganger ultimately kills him. [Am. Lit.: “William Wilson” in Portable Poe, 57–82]
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Chuna, Kenneth - singles / doubles / trios / team five / masters / mixed doubles
Monique Palmera and Chloe Kwock, Courtney Kaska and Lehren MacKay, and Nina Hwang and Angela Chong swept all nine doubles sets, giving up six games in the process.
Plans to downgrade the status of doubles are so drastic that some of its specialist players have considered legal action against the Association of Tennis Professionals - their own organisation - to try to safeguard their futures.
The best themed proper ties include the Luxor (800-288-1000; doubles from $69), MGM Grand (800-929-1111, doubles from $69.
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.
Sonic Solutions(R) (Nasdaq:SNIC), the world leader in DVD creation applications, today announced that it has expanded its industry-leading HyperMux DVD formatting technology to include advanced algorithms specifically designed to support the new DVD+R Double Layer (DL) recording format.
Calabasas, the Daily News' top-ranked team, surrendered a combined five games in winning all nine singles sets and received a strong effort from Marmonte League doubles champions Valerie Chang and Sabrina Man-Son-Hing en route to a convincing 17-1 win over the No.
Blood banks benefit from the system as it doubles the number of red blood cells collected per donor and is adaptable to the mobile collection environment.
Taylor played incredible,'' said Calabasas coach Kim Kinberg, who enjoyed an all-Coyotes doubles final, won by Valerie Chang and Sabrina Man-Son-Hing with a 1-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3 victory over Tiffany Harper and Jillian Schnitman.
By adding true load-sharing power capabilities to the Cisco AS5300 through an integrated RPS, Cisco extends the life of the power supply and doubles its Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) to greater than 500,000 hours.
Stacking means combining coupons from several sources, and doubling is when a store automatically doubles the value of a coupon, usually up to a certain maximum.
MEC) today announced that they have developed a revolutionary breakthrough flash technology called Double Density Flash (D2) that doubles the capacity of flash storage products and significantly reduces flash prices.