|[a], [b] ← 9||10||11 →|
| Cardinal: ten|
Multiplier: decuple, tenfold
decuple (not comparable)
decuple (plural decuples)
- (archaic) An amount multiplied by ten.
- 1842, Jacob Reese Eckfeldt; William Ewing Du Bois, A manual of gold and silver coins of all nations, struck within ..., page 89:
- The gold coin of the law of 1818 is of four denominations; the decuple of 30 ducats, the half-decuple, ...
- (archaic) To multiply by ten.
- 1903, Henry James, The Ambassadors:
- They were in communication as they had been, that first morning, in Sarah's salon and in her presence and Mme. de Vionnet's; and the same recognition of a great goodwill was again, after all, possible. Only the amount of response Waymarsh had then taken for granted was doubled, decupled now.
- 2004, Mark Collier; Stephen Quirke, Annette Imhausen, The UCL Lahun papyri: religious, literary, legal, mathematical and ..., volume 1209:
- The multiplications on this fragment show four of the basic techniques used by the Egyptian scribe in performing calculations: doubling, halving, decupling, and "taking two-thirds".
- Chambers's Etymological Dictionary, 1896, p. 114
- First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of decuplar.
- Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of decuplar.
- Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of decuplar.
- Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of decuplar.