Double Time

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  • Double time — Double Dou ble (d[u^]b l), a. [OE. doble, duble, double, OF. doble, duble, double, F. double, fr. L. duplus, fr. the root of duo two, and perh. that of plenus full; akin to Gr. diplo os double. See {Two}, and {Full}, and cf. {Diploma}, {Duple}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • double time — ➔ time * * * double time UK US noun [U] HR ► twice the usual rate of pay for a job: »Employers may pay double time for work performed on weekends or holidays …   Financial and business terms

  • Double Time —   [englisch, dʌbl taɪm], Verdoppelung des Tempos aus einem langsamen beziehungsweise mittleren Tempo heraus empfindet man die doppelte Zahl der Grundschläge: anstelle des Viertelbeat den Achtelbeat. Wenn beispielsweise der Solist beim Chorusspiel …   Universal-Lexikon

  • double time — n [U] double pay given to someone when they work at a time when people do not normally work …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • double-time — adj, adv especially AmE very quick or as quickly as possible ▪ Get upstairs and clean your room double time! …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • double time — noun uncount 1. ) double the amount you normally earn, paid when you work on days or at times when most people do not work 2. ) AMERICAN a fast speed at which people march in the military …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • double time — ► NOUN ▪ a rate of pay equal to double the standard rate …   English terms dictionary

  • double time — n. ☆ 1. a rate of payment twice as high as usual, as for work on Sundays 2. a marching cadence of 180 three foot steps a minute: normal cadence is 120 steps a minute 3. Music a) duple time b) twice as fast as the preceding tempo …   English World dictionary

  • double-time — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ verb Etymology: double time intransitive verb : to move at double time he reached the crest of the hill and double timed over the top A.C.Fields transitive verb : to cause to move at double time …   Useful english dictionary

  • Double-time — Not to be confused with Alla breve. For other uses, see Double time (disambiguation). Basic time signatures: 4/4, also known as common time (C); 2/2, also known as cut time or cut common time (¢); plus 2/4; 3/4 6/8 In music and dance, double time …   Wikipedia

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