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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  • The number of Staten Island homes with solar panels has quadrupled since last summer (with photos)
    The number of homes going "green" with the installation of solar panels has quadrupled on Staten Island since last summer. Read more on this news related to 'Quadrupled'
  • Gilead 2Q profit more than quadruples
    Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD) on Wednesday reported profit that more than quadrupled in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations. The Foster City, California-based company said earnings increased ... Read more on this news related to 'Quadrupled'
  • Gilead profit more than quadruples on hep C drug
    Gilead Sciences Inc. on Wednesday reported profit that more than quadrupled in its second quarter, topping analysts' expectations on sales of its new breakthrough drug for hepatitis C. The company's performance ... Read more on this news related to 'Quadrupled'

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