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quad·rup·let

 (kwŏ-drŭp′lĭt, -dro͞o′plĭt, kwŏd′rə-plĭt)
n.
1. One of four offspring born in a single birth.
2. A group or combination of four associated by common properties or behavior.
3. Music A group of four notes having the time value of three notes of the same kind.

[From quadruple (modeled on triplet).]
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quadruplet

(ˈkwɒdrʊplɪt; kwɒˈdruːplɪt)
n
1. one of four offspring born at one birth. Often shortened to: quad
2. a group or set of four similar things
3. (Music, other) music a group of four notes to be played in a time value of three
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quad•ru•plet

(kwɒˈdrʌp lɪt, -ˈdru plɪt, ˈkwɒd rʊ plɪt)

n.
1. any group or combination of four.
2. quadruplets, four children or offspring born of one pregnancy.
3. one of four such children or offspring.
4. Music. a group of four notes of equal value performed in the time normally taken for three.
[1780–90; on the model of triplet]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quadruplet - the cardinal number that is the sum of three and onequadruplet - the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
digit, figure - one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits"
2.quadruplet - one of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
sib, sibling - a person's brother or sister
3.quadruplet - a set of four similar things considered as a unit
set - a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
أرْبَعَة توائِم
čtyřče
firling
négyes ikrek
fjórburi
vienas iš ketvertuko
četrītis
štvorča
dördüzlerden her biri

quadruplet

[kwɒˈdruːplɪt] Ncuatrillizo/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

quadruplet

[ˈkwɒdrʊplɪt kwɒˈdruːplɪt] nquadruplé(e) m/f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

quadruplet

n (= child)Vierling m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

quadruplet

[kwɒˈdruːplɪt] nuno/a di quattro gemelli
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

quadruplet

(kwoˈdruːplit) noun
(abbreviation quad (kwod) ) one of four children born at the same time to one mother.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

quad·rup·let

a. cuádruple, cada uno de los cuatro hijos nacidos en un parto múltiple.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

quadruplet

n cuatrillizo -za mf
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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For assurance that each tetrahedron identifies at its four vertices a quadruplet of atoms that are pairwise all within a prescribed distance from one another, a subsequent edge-length cutoff parameter may be introduced; removal of a tetrahedral edge between a pair of atoms longer than this cutoff eliminates from the tessellation all tetrahedra sharing that edge.
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The quadruplet is ground state for both CO and CS ligands, by dimer of which can form stable singlet of XBBX.
A mother in the Chinese city of Shenzhen has taken some hair-raising steps to make sure her quadruplet sons are more easily identified.
The MG3690C Series generates doublet, triplet, and quadruplet pulses with independent control of spacing and pulse width.
The latter offered the prospect of a quadruplet when I found that LAID was a Scottish and North English form of LOAD, but alas the OED notes it only as a noun, not a verb.
The researchers propose a march-based algorithm for location and diagnosis of unlinked static faults, a quadruplet checkerboard test pattern for MRAM write error categorization, circuit designs for efficient data access in 3D graphics applications, and a new 1T-DRAM cell with enhanced floating body effect.
For simulating doublet, triplet, and quadruplet pulse trains that reveal radar blind spots, the internal pulse generator improves resolution from 25 ns to 10 ns.