[adjective twelv-fohld; adverb twelv-fohld]
- having twelve sections, aspects, divisions, kinds, etc.
- being twelve times more, larger, greater, etc., as a given quantity size, intensity, or the like.
- twelve times in amount or degree: Its potential destructive power was increased twelvefold.
Origin of twelvefold
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Examples from the Web for twelvefold
By this twelvefold number therefore the orb of the whole earth is now signified.
But this twelvefold number is set for all mankind of all the orb, for the perfectness of its signification.
In the same period exports of hams and shoulders to France increased more than twelvefold and to Great Britain more than a third.
These Reflexionen recognise only the categories of relation, and must therefore be prior to the twelvefold classification.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'
Norman Kemp Smith
Who knows how many thousand years ago The twelvefold Zodiac was made to show The course of stars above and men below?Golden Stars
Henry Van Dyke