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Princeton's WordNet

  1. double timenoun

    a fast marching pace (180 steps/min) or slow jog

  2. double timeadverb

    a doubled wage (for working overtime)

  3. double time, double quickadverb

    at a faster speed

    "now let's play the piece again double-quick"


  1. double timenoun

    A fast marching pace of 180 steps per minute, 36 inches in length for the Marine Corps and Navy, 30 inches in length for the Army. It is not really double the speed of quick time as quick time is 112-120 steps per minute

  2. double timenoun

    A musical rhythm twice as fast as the overall beat, with this pattern of note lengths: 3/16 3/16 1/4 3/16 3/16

  3. double timenoun

    A dance step pattern with six steps

  4. double timenoun

    A rate of pay twice that of normal


  1. Double Time

    Double Time is an album by American banjoist Béla Fleck, released in 1984. Every song is a duet with some of the stars of the genre. The billing includes Mark O'Connor, Sam Bush, David Grisman, Pat Flynn, Tony Rice, and Jerry Douglas, among others. In his Allmusic review, Brian Kelly stated, "the program features a dozen or so warm, homegrown finger exercises that dot the music map everywhere between bluegrass and jazz fusion." This album can be compared with similar effort by David Grisman, Dawg Duos, where Fleck performs duo with Grisman on one of the tracks.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of double time in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of double time in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of double time in a Sentence

  1. Carole Baskin:

    Thankfully, all of our animal care is done by volunteers, so the animals are still getting their daily care. But it means all of us are having to work double time to make sure all of that happens.

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