[ok-too-puh l, -tyoo-; ok-too-puh l, -tyoo-]
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.
Rowing. a shell rowed by a crew of eight, each rower using a pair of oars.
- octyl alcohol,
- octyl phenol,
Origin of octuple
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Examples from the Web for octuple
As the octuple body mixes with the air in the vacuum of the sky, so is the mind also absorbed in it at the same time.
The mind then ascends on the vehicle of the octuple body, and surveys the phenomenal world as a sober reality.
a quantity or number eight times as great as another
eight times as much or as many
consisting of eight parts
(tr) to multiply by eight
Word Origin for octuple
C17: from Latin octuplus, from octo eight + -plus as in duplus double
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