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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
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Sapphire anglers had the pleasure of watching a pod of dolphins while catching cod and ling to double figures.
Brennan Ball (4-3) and Lewis Simpson (3-11) restricted Easington to a small total of 38, with only opener Grant Akers (10) the only player to make double figures.
It was just the second loss of the season for the Raiders (12-2, 3-2 CCC), who had four players score in double figures, led by 26 from Demi Sahlinger and 20 from Bree Park.
In the Thornaby AA Ernie Reynolds Memorial, the top four all found enough chub to weigh in double figures.
LEWIS BALDWIN enjoyed a great session on the Warwickshire Avon before the heavy rain coloured the venue right up, bagging 14 barbel over two days including four in double figures - all to feeder fished maggot.
With his side struggling at 38-3, Colman smashed a rapid 75 as the home side made 120-6, Max Power the only other man into double figures with 13.
She was still double figures as she moved through to lead her group up the stands' rail - and rightly so, as the other group was well ahead by that stage.
ASTON VILLA midfielder Lee Hendrie has set his sights on scoring into double figures for the first time this season.
As a striker, you always set yourself a target of double figures.
The team duly obliged from the start, reaching double figures before the hosts could get off the mark to take the first period by 19 points.
Marikah Wright awas the only other Lane player in double figures, with 15 points.