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du·ple

 (do͞o′pəl, dyo͞o′-)
adj.
1. Consisting of two; double.
2. Music Consisting of two or a multiple of two beats to the measure.

[Latin duplus; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.]
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duple

(ˈdjuːpəl)
adj
1. a less common word for double
2. (Music, other) music (of time or music) having two beats in a bar
[C16: from Latin duplus twofold, double]
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du•ple

(ˈdu pəl, ˈdyu-)

adj.
1. having two parts; double; twofold.
2. having two or sometimes a multiple of two beats in a measure: duple meter.
[1535–45; < Latin duplus double]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.duple - consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs; "an egg with a double yolk"; "a double (binary) star"; "double doors"; "dual controls for pilot and copilot"; "duple (or double) time consists of two (or a multiple of two) beats to a measure"
multiple - having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual; "multiple birth"; "multiple ownership"; "made multiple copies of the speech"; "his multiple achievements in public life"; "her multiple personalities"; "a pineapple is a multiple fruit"
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duple

adjective
Composed of two parts or things:
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Translations

duple

[ˈdjuːpl]
A. ADJ (= double) (gen) → doble
B. CPD duple time N (Mus) → tiempo m doble
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duple

adj (Mus) duple timeZweiertakt m
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Kathy Sloane at brown harris Stevens has listed this four bedromm, 5.5 bath duples penthouse at 870 UN Plaza for $7,750,000.
Number 1 emphasizes major and minor seconds, and presents a phrase that is subsequently varied with increasing rhythmic subdivisions, ranging from duples to quintuplets.