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septuple

Line breaks: sep|tu¦ple
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛptjʊp(ə)l
 
, sɛpˈtjuːp(ə)l
 
/
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Definition of septuple in English:

adjective

[attributive]
1Consisting of seven parts or elements.
Example sentences
  • 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'.

Words that rhyme with septuple

quadruplesextuple

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