doubling : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n increase by a factor of two
doubling with a computer took no time at all
- n raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2
- v increase twofold
- v hit a two-base hit
- v bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain
- v do double duty; serve two purposes or have two functions
- v bridge: make a demand for (a card or suit)
- v make or do or perform again
- I simply saw they were doubling every year and blindly said they would keep doubling.
- From an aesthetic standpoint, doubling the number of Best Picture nominees makes the honor of being nominated half as valuable -- you can't claim to be a better marksman just .
- It insists that Hmong are doubling as bandits.
News & Articles
- U.S. Weighs Doubling Leverage Standard for Biggest Banks
U.S. regulators are considering doubling a minimum capital requirement for the largest banks, which could force some of them to halt dividend payments.
June 21, 2013 - Bloomberg
- Konami Gaming Doubling Size Of Las Vegas Headquarters
Konami Gaming is more than doubling the size of its Las Vegas-based North American headquarters, signaling a potential challenge to the industry's largest slot machine manufacturers. The company, a subsidiary of the Japan-based Konami Corp., began the
June 19, 2013 - Las Vegas Review-Journal
- Senators Scramble to Prevent Doubling of Student-Loan Rates
As the clock ticks down toward the doubling of some student-loan interest rates, a group of senators has been scrambling to come to an agreement to solve the problem.
June 19, 2013 - National Journal via Yahoo! News
- Barack Obama in CNN International
Obama said that when it comes to fiscal responsibility, "it's a little hard for me to take criticism from folks about this recovery package after they've presided over a doubling of the national debt."
- Robert Zoellick in AFP
Based on a rough analysis, we estimate that a doubling of food prices over the last three years could potentially push 100 million people in low-income countries deeper into poverty,World Bank president Robert Zoellick said at the end of the...
- Bill Clinton in International Herald Tribune
Former US President Bill Clinton said: "Blair revitalized his party, modernized his country's economy and its approach to social problems, took the lead on global issues from climate change to debt relief to doubling aid to Africa, to the quest for...