Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of quadruple.

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Examples

  • At Parker Hannifin Corp., a Cleveland maker of industrial parts, profit more than quadrupled from a year earlier to $222.2 million in the company's fiscal quarter ended June 30.

    Propelling the Profit Comeback

  • In 2005, the agency offered a new "empirical" definition, but rather than tightening the criteria, the new definition quadrupled the number of people considered to have the disease.

    Slate Articles

  • Risking a confrontation with the powerful disability lobby, the chancellor said he would have to target the main benefit to disabled people, as costs to the taxpayer of the disability living allowance had "quadrupled" to £11bn a year.

    George Osborne targets spiralling welfare costs

  • Google News announced that it "quadrupled" the number of articles in its News Archives but didn't say to what.

    Internet News: August 2009 Archives

  • Meanwhile, a Mildura car wash operator said his business had "quadrupled", the ABC said.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Just because numbers have "quadrupled" doesn't mean that said number is anywhere near the number of crib deaths .. really, this article is so misleading.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • So, as I noted in my October blog, the stock of Tiffany's has quadrupled since the spring of 2009, while business at Sears has been relatively flat.

    Alan Fein: It's Time to Lead on Tax Equity

  • Federal-Mogul Corp., a Southfield, Mich., producer of engine piston rings and gaskets, said its third-quarter profit more than quadrupled as sales rose nearly 12%, to $1.54 billion.

    Auto Parts Suppliers Point to Bleachers

  • U.S. goods exports to India have quadrupled to $17 billion over the past seven years, while Indian companies now support 57,000 jobs in the U.S., the White house said.

    Obama to Focus on Economic Ties on India Trip

  • Its turnover has nearly quadrupled in the last five years; her sons are coming into their own, taking companies public, striking foreign alliances and making acquisitions.

    India's Richest Woman Focuses On Public Life

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