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QUADRUPLET

 Dictionary entry overview: What does quadruplet mean? 

QUADRUPLET (noun)
  The noun QUADRUPLET has 3 senses:

1. the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
2. one of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy
3. a set of four similar things considered as a unit

  Familiarity information: QUADRUPLET used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


QUADRUPLET (noun)


Sense 1quadruplet [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The cardinal number that is the sum of three and one

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

quaternity; quaternion; quatern; quartet; quadruplet; Little Joe; IV; four; 4; tetrad; foursome; quaternary

Hypernyms ("quadruplet" is a kind of...):

digit; figure (one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration)


Sense 2quadruplet [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

One of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

quad; quadruplet

Hypernyms ("quadruplet" is a kind of...):

sib; sibling (a person's brother or sister)


Sense 3quadruplet [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A set of four similar things considered as a unit

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

quadruple; quartette; quadruplet; quartet

Hypernyms ("quadruplet" is a kind of...):

set (a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used)


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