|Dictionary, Encyclopedia and Thesaurus - The Free Dictionary|
6,817,420,126 visitors served.
|Also found in: Encyclopedia||0.01 sec.|
1. a quantity or number six times as great as another
2. six times as much or many; sixfold
3. consisting of six parts or members
4. (Music, other) (of musical time or rhythm) having six beats per bar
[C17: Latin sextus sixth + -uple, as in quadruple]
sex•tu•ple (sɛksˈtu pəl, -ˈtyu-, -ˈtʌp əl, ˈsɛks tʊ pəl, -tyʊ-)
adj., v. -pled, -pling. adj.
1. consisting of six parts.
2. six times as great or as many.
3. Music. characterized by six beats or pulses to the measure: sextuple rhythm.v.t., v.i.
4. to make or become six times as great.
Thesaurus Legend: Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Want to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, or visit the webmaster's page for free fun content.
|Mentioned in||?||References in classic literature||?||Dictionary browser||?||Full browser||?|
I did not know before, that a half-mile of sextuple railway-tracks could be made such an adornment.
We saw also an autograph letter of Lucrezia Borgia, a lady for whom I have always entertained the highest respect, on account of her rare histrionic capabilities, her opulence in solid gold goblets made of gilded wood, her high distinction as an operatic screamer, and the facility with which she could order a sextuple funeral and get the corpses ready for it.
SextuPole Ion Guide
Sextus Iulius Frontinus
Sextus Julius Africanus
Sextus Julius Frontinus
Sextus Julius Frontius
|Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Translations|
Free toolbar & extensions |
Word of the Day |
For webmasters: Free content | Linking | Lookup box | Double-click lookup