octuplicate

octuplicate
I. \(ˈ)äk|t(y)üplə̇kə̇t, -ləˌkāt\ adjective
Etymology: Latin octuplicatus eightfold, from octuplus, after Latin quadruplus quadruple: quadruplicatus (past participle of quadruplicare to quadruple, quadruplicate)
: made in eight identical copies : eightfold
II. noun (-s)
1. : an eighth thing like seven others of the same kind
2. : eight copies all alike — used with in

typed in octuplicate

III. \\ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷pləˌkāt\ transitive verb (-ed/-ing/-s)
: to multiply by eight : octuple : reproduce seven times; specifically : to make at one time an original and seven carbon copies of

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n., adj. /ok tooh"pli kit, -kayt', -tyooh"-, -tup"li-/; v. /ok tooh"pli kayt', -kit, -tyooh"-, -tup"li-/, n., adj., v., octuplicated, octuplicating.
n.
1. a group, series, or set of eight identical copies (usually prec. by in).
adj.
2. having or consisting of eight identical parts; eightfold.
3. noting the eighth copy or item.
v.t.
4. to make eight copies of.
5. to make eight times as great, as by multiplying.
[ < L octuplicatus, equiv. to octupl(us) OCTUPLE + plicatus folded (see PLICATE), on the model of quadruplus, quadruplicatus]

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octūpˈlicate adjective
1. Eightfold
2. Multiplied by eight
noun
1. One of eight corresponding things
2. Eightfoldness
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Main Entry:octuple

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