Definition of -tuple in English:


Pronunciation: /ˈtjuːp(ə)l/

combining form

chiefly Mathematics
Forming nouns and adjectives with a preceding algebraic symbol with the sense '(an entity or set) consisting of as many parts or elements as indicated by the symbol, such as n-tuple.


from the ending of quintuple, octuple, etc..

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day bimble
Pronunciation: ˈbɪmb(ə)l
walk or travel at a leisurely pace