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doubles

Substantiv
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A person who resembles and stands in for another person, often for safety purposes someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)
  • "he could be Gingrich's double"
  • "his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable"
  • "Saddam Hussein was rumored to have many doubles"

Synonymer

sport
a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
  • "he hit a double to deep centerfield"

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double
a quantity that is twice as great as another
  • "36 is the double of 18"
A drink with two portions of alcohol
A sharp turn, esp. a return on one's own tracks.
A ghostly apparition of a living person; doppelgänger

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Verb
  • "He doubled and vomited violently"
increase twofold
  • "The population doubled within 50 years"
hit a two-base hit, in baseball
do double duty; serve two purposes or have two functions
  • "She doubles as his wife and secretary"

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double

Adjektiv
consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs
  • "duple (or double) time consists of two (or a multiple of two) beats to a measure"
  • "double doors"
  • "a double (binary) star"
  • "an egg with a double yolk"

Synonymer

False, deceitful, or hypocritical.
  • "a double life"

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twice as great or many
  • "the dose is doubled"
  • "ate a double portion"

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botanik
having more than the usual number of petals in crowded or overlapping arrangements
  • "double chrysanthemums have many rows of petals and are usually spherical or hemispherical"
Of time, twice as fast
Designed for two users.
  • "a double room"
  • "a double bed"
Having two aspects; ambiguous
  • "a sly double meaning"

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double

Adverb
downward and forward
  • "he was bent double with pain"
  • "his eyes were double bright"
two together
  • "some people sleep better double"

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