decuplet

See also: décuplet

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EtymologyEdit

From decuple (multiply by ten) +‎ -et (forming diminutives).

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decuplet (plural decuplets)

  1. One of a group of ten babies born at the same birth.
  2. (physics) A collection of spin-3/2 baryons described in the eightfold way.
  3. (music) A group of ten notes played in place of four or eight.

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