Meaning of double-ended


Pronunciation: (dub'ul en'did), [key]
— adj.
  1. having the two ends alike.
    1. operating equally well with either end as the bow, as a ferryboat.
    2. noting a vessel having a stern curved or pointed so as to resemble or suggest a bow.
  2. noting any of various vehicles, as certain streetcars, designed to be operated with either end serving as the front.
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