1 increase by a factor of two; "doubling with a computer took no time at all"
2 raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2; "I decided his double was a bluff" [syn: double]
- present participle of double
Doubling may refer to:
- in maths:
- in music,
- the composition or performance of a melody with itself or itself transposed at a constant interval such as the octave, third, or sixth
- the assignment of a melody to two instruments in an arrangement
- the playing of two (or more) instruments alternately by a single player, e.g. Flute, doubling piccolo
- in lingustic,
- syntactic doubling is a phenomenon consisting in the lengthening (gemination) of the initial consonant of certain words
- in firearms, when more than one round is fired in a semiautomatic gas powered rifle with only one pull of the trigger, also known as a slam fire.
- in two way radio, doubling is where two transmitters transmit at once, often garbling both messages.
- doubling (yarn) is the process of combining two or more lengths of yarn into a single thread.
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