in quintuplicate

quintuplicate

[n., adj. kwin-too-pli-kit, -tyoo-; v. kwin-too-pli-keyt, -tyoo-]
noun
1.
a group, series, or set of five copies or identical items, especially copies of typewritten matter.
adjective
2.
noting or consisting of five identical parts; fivefold.
3.
pertaining to a fifth item or copy of something.
verb (used with object), quintuplicated, quintuplicating.
4.
to produce or copy in quintuplicate.
5.
to make five times as great, as by multiplying.
Idioms
6.
in quintuplicate, in five identical copies.

Origin:
1650–60; quintu(ple) + -plicate, after duplicate, triplicate, etc.

quintuplication, noun
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quintuplicate
 
adj
1.  fivefold or quintuple
 
vb
2.  to multiply or be multiplied by five
 
n
3.  a group or set of five things
 
quintupli'cation
 
n

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