Quadrupled

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Quadrupled Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Quadruple \Quad"ru*ple\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quadrupled; p. pr. & vb. n. Quadrupling.] [L. quadruplare: cf. F. quadrupler.] To multiply by four; to increase fourfold; to double; to double twice. --A. Smith.
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In mathematics, a quadruple or quadruplet is an n-tuple with n being 4. This means it depicts four elements, with the order of the elements carrying meaning. This differs from a set, where the order of the elements is meaningless and where no element could exist more than once. Derived from this abstract meaning, it is used in several other contexts including:

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  • Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC
    Title: Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC Category: Health News Created: 9/16/2014 4:36:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 9/17/2014 12:00:00 AM Read more on this news related to 'Quadrupled'
  • Sony Predicts $2.1bn Loss On Smartphone Woes
    Sony has quadrupled its annual loss prediction and cancelled dividend payments for the first time in more than five decades following a write-down on its smartphone business. Read more on this news related to 'Quadrupled'
  • Yosemite fire quadruples in size, forces evacuation
    Yosemite fire quadrupled in size as of Monday morning, according to officials. The growing Yosemite fire forced the helicopter evacuation of about 100 park visitors. Read more on this news related to 'Quadrupled'

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