five-fold five-fold

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having five units or components

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Russians read that Stakhanov increased his output of coal five-fold by "Stakhanovism.

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Quotes

  1. "This new project will increase the sensitivity of disease discovery efforts across the genome five-fold and within gene regions at least 10-fold," NHGRI director Dr. Francis S. Collins said in a prepared statement.
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: Francis Collins Source: U.S. News & World Report

  2. "Across Afghanistan last year, the number of roadside bomb attacks almost doubled, direct fire attacks on international forces almost tripled, and suicide bombings grew nearly five-fold," Bush said. "The snow is going to melt in the Hindu...
    on Feb 15, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Reuters Canada

  3. "We have increased the outlay on education from 7.7per cent of the total Central Gross Budgetary Support (GBS) in the 10th Plan to over 19 per cent in the 11th Plan. The actual outlays have been raised five-fold. This is an unprecedented increase in...
    on Dec 28, 2007 By: Manmohan Singh Source: DailyIndia.com

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