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doubling

  1. present participle of double

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doubling (plural doublings)

  1. The process or an instance of making something double; a multiplication by two.
    • 1994, Schneider, David C., Quantitative Ecology: Spatial and Temporal Scaling, page 36:
      Similitude applies to proportional changes, such as doublings, halvings, or quarterings; it does not apply to additive changes.
  2. The act of turning around, or doubling back.
  3. A pleat or fold.
  4. (archaic) A trick; double-dealing.

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