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  1. doubling(noun)

    increase by a factor of two

    "doubling with a computer took no time at all"

  2. doubling, double(noun)

    raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2

    "I decided his double was a bluff"

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Doubling

    of Double

  2. Doubling(noun)

    the act of one that doubles; a making double; reduplication; also, that which is doubled

  3. Doubling(noun)

    a turning and winding; as, the doubling of a hunted hare; shift; trick; artifice

  4. Doubling(noun)

    the lining of the mantle borne about the shield or escutcheon

  5. Doubling(noun)

    the process of redistilling spirits, to improve the strength and flavor

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  1. Doubling

    In psychodrama, doubling is a technique where a participant, perhaps asked by the psychodrama director, supplements the role of the protagonist, usually by standing behind them and saying things that the protagonist might want to say or is withholding. In this way one is able to hear things that may reflect what they feel or think. Thereby, the doubling can help provoke abreactive and mental catharsis, insight, and transformation.

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