quintuple: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kwin-t'pul, -ty'-, -tup'ul, kwin'too-pul, -tyoo-), [key]
— adj., n., v., -pled, -pling.
  1. fivefold; consisting of five parts.
  2. five times as great or as much.
  3. having five beats to a measure.
  1. a number, amount, etc., five times as great as another.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to make or become five times as great.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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