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octuple

[ ok-too-puhl, -tyoo-; ok-too-puhl, -tyoo- ]
/ ˈɒk tʊ pəl, -tyʊ-; ɒkˈtu pəl, -ˈtyu- /
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adjective

eightfold; eight times as great.
having eight effective units or elements.

verb (used with object), oc·tu·pled, oc·tu·pling.

to make eight times as great.

noun

Rowing. a shell rowed by a crew of eight, each rower using a pair of oars.

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Origin of octuple

1595–1605; <Latin octuplus, equivalent to octu-, variant (before labials) of octō-octo- + -plus-fold
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British Dictionary definitions for octuple

octuple
/ (ˈɒktjʊpəl) /

noun

a quantity or number eight times as great as another

adjective

eight times as much or as many
consisting of eight parts

verb

(tr) to multiply by eight
C17: from Latin octuplus, from octo eight + -plus as in duplus double
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