Definition of septuple in English:

septuple

Line breaks: sep|tu¦ple
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛptjʊp(ə)l
 
, sɛpˈtjuːp(ə)l
 
/
rare

adjective

[attributive]
  • 1Consisting of seven parts or elements.
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    • Ironically detached, they will not test, one-by-one, the proposed septuple functions of Christ's hand, nor will heptamerousness appall them.
  • 1.1Consisting of seven times as much or as many as usual.
  • 1.2(Of time in music) having seven beats in a bar: an air in septuple time

verb

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  • Multiply (something) by seven; increase sevenfold.

Origin

early 17th century (as a verb): from late Latin septuplus, from Latin septem 'seven'.

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