quadrupling :

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  • n  increase by a factor of four
  • v  increase fourfold

  • If they had, Sullivan told PTI on June 11, he would have explained straightaway that "a lack of birth control played no part" in a quadrupling of the number of teen pregnancies .
  • In the Sargasso Sea, meanwhile, Venter was shocked to find nearly 800 genes for making light-sensitive proteins like those found in the human retina--quadrupling the number of .
  • The one he founded in 1999, he sold to a larger company in 2006, quadrupling investors' money.
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  • Winning loose balls a key for Miami Heat in NBA Finals
    Asked if San Antonio’s turnovers quadrupling from four in Game 1 to 17 in Game 2 was because of Heat defense or Spurs carelessness, guard Danny Green said, “Got to give them credit. What they were doing. Obviously, they came out a lot more aggressive, they were rotating faster and they were all over the floor. Every 50-50 ball, they pretty much got to it.”
    June 11, 2013 - Miami Herald

  • Ben Silverman in Philadelphia Inquirer
    Everyone's questioning NBC's commitment to programming,said Ben Silverman, the cochairman of NBC Entertainment, "but we're quadrupling down."
  • Penny Wong in SmartCompany.com.au
    This is quite an historic step,climate change minister Penny Wong said on radio yesterday. "It is actually quadrupling Australia's renewable energy use, so that by 2020, the equivalent of all our household electricity use will come from...
  • Dinanath Ramnarine in Trinidad & Tobago Express
    We want to stretch that association to other territories, to develop relationships between clubs and communities within the region and to engage in a virtual 'twinning, tripling, quadrupling' exercise,Ramnarine stated, adding that he hoped...

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