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double (n):
a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
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he hit a double to deep centerfield
double (n):
raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2
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I decided his double was a bluff
Related Words: doubling
double (n):
a quantity that is twice as great as another
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36 is the double of 18
double (n):
someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)
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he could be Gingrich's double.
she's the very image of her mother
double (n):
a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
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his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable
double (v):
increase twofold
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The population doubled within 50 years
double (v):
hit a two-base hit
double (v):
do double duty; serve two purposes or have two functions
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She doubles as his wife and secretary
double (v):
make or do or perform again
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He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick
Related Words: repeatreplicate
double (v):
bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain
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He doubled and vomited violently
double (v):
bridge: make a demand for (a card or suit)
double (s):
having two meanings with intent to deceive
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a sly double meaning.
spoke with forked tongue
double (s):
large enough for two
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a double bed.
a double room
double (a):
used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis
Related Word: bivalent
double (s):
twice as great or many
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ate a double portion.
the dose is doubled.
a twofold increase
double (s):
consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs
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an egg with a double yolk.
a double (binary) star.
double doors.
dual controls for pilot and copilot.
duple (or double) time consists of two (or a multiple of two) beats to a measure

Related Word: dual
double (s):
having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities
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a double (or dual) role for an actor.
the office of a clergyman is twofold; public preaching and private influence.
every episode has its double and treble meaning
double (a):
used of flowers having more than the usual number of petals in crowded or overlapping arrangements
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double chrysanthemums have many rows of petals and are usually spherical or hemispherical
double (r):
to double the degree
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she was doubly rewarded.
his eyes were double bright

Related Word: doubly
double (r):
two together
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some people sleep better double
double (r):
downward and forward
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he was bent double with pain
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A burnt child dreads the fire

Sütten ağzı yanan yoğurdu üfleyerek yer.
If something has hurt you once, you avoid it after that.


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