Definitions for quadruplicatekwɒˈdru plɪ kɪt; -ˌkeɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quad•ru•pli•catekwɒˈdru plɪ kɪt; -ˌkeɪt(n., adj.; v.; n.; adj.)-cat•ed, -cat•ing.

  1. (n.)one of four copies or identical items, esp. copies of typewritten material.

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  2. (adj.)consisting of four identical parts.

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  3. pertaining to a fourth item or copy.

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  4. (v.t.)to produce or copy in quadruplicate.

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  5. to make four times as great.

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Origin of quadruplicate:

1650–60; < L quadruplicātus, ptp. of quadruplicāre, v. der. of quadruplex, s. quadruplic-quadru-plex ; see -ate1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. quadruplicate(adj)

    any four copies; any of four things that correspond to one another exactly

    "it was signed in quadruplicate"

  2. quadruple, quadruplicate, quadruplex, fourfold, four-fold(verb)

    having four units or components

    "quadruple rhythm has four beats per measure"; "quadruplex wire"

  3. quadruplicate(verb)

    reproduce fourfold

    "quadruplicate the bill"


  1. quadruplicate(Noun)

    in quadruplicate: four times over, in four copies

  2. quadruplicate(Verb)

    To replicate four times

  3. quadruplicate(Adjective)

    four times over, multiplied by four

  4. quadruplicate(Adjective)

    having four parts

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quadruplicate(verb)

    to make fourfold; to double twice; to quadruple

  2. Quadruplicate(adj)

    fourfold; doubled twice; four times repeated; as, a quadruplicate ratio, or a quadruplicate proportion

  3. Quadruplicate(adj)

    raised to the fourth power

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