sextuple

sextuple

[seks-too-puhl, -tyoo-, -tuhp-uhl, seks-too-puhl, -tyoo-]
adjective
1.
consisting of six parts; sexpartite.
2.
six times as great or as many.
3.
Music. characterized by six beats or pulses to the measure: sextuple rhythm.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), sextupled, sextupling.
4.
to make or become six times as great.

Origin:
1620–30; < Latin sext(us) sixth + -uple, as in duple, quadruple

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sextuple (ˈsɛkstjʊpəl)
 
n
1.  a quantity or number six times as great as another
 
adj
2.  six times as much or many; sixfold
3.  consisting of six parts or members
4.  (of musical time or rhythm) having six beats per bar
 
[C17: Latin sextus sixth + -uple, as in quadruple]

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