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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Duple  \Du"ple\,  a.  [L.  duplus  See  {Double}.] 
  Double. 
 
  {Duple  ratio}  (Math.),  that  in  which  the  antecedent  term  is 
  double  the  consequent,  as  of  2  to  1,  8  to  4,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  duple 
  adj  :  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"  [syn:  {double}, 
  {dual}] 




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