[ kwod-roo-plis-i-tee ]
/ ˌkwɒd rʊˈplɪs ɪ ti /
the state or fact of being quadruple or fourfold.
Astrology. the division of the signs of the zodiac into three groups of four signs each, the cardinal signs, the fixed signs, and the mutable signs, with each sign separated from the next nearest within the group by 90 degrees of the ecliptic.
Today is a stock market “quadruple witching day.” What does that mean?Financial markets climb and plunge for all sorts of reasons, some of which are rational and some that seem like they are based in hocus pocus. The third Friday of June is typically a quadruple witching day, which sounds like magic but actually describes a logical yet hectic event. The four things the “quadruple” refers to are the expiration of contracts for stock index futures, stock …
Purple Cow? Learn the weird reason blurbs are called blurbsYou read the blurb on the back of a book to figure out if you want to shell out the extra bucks for the hardcover. You glance at the blurb on a DVD before deciding if that film is the one to enjoy that evening. A good blurb provides a short summary or praise of a creative work, but it doesn’t give anything away. It whets …
- quadruple time,
Origin of quadruplicity
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