Doubling


Doubling
   It was common practice for utility and even supporting actors to play two or more roles in the same play, especially in touring companies. Stars occasionally doubled roles as a tour de force, as when Mary Anderson became the first actress ever to play both Hermione and Perdita in The Winter's Tale.

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  • Doubling — may refer to: in maths: multiplication by 2 doubling the cube, a geometric problem doubling time, the period of time required for a quantity to double in size or value doubling map period doubling bifurcation in music, the composition or… …   Wikipedia

  • Doubling — Dou bling, n. 1. The act of one that doubles; a making double; reduplication; also, that which is doubled. [1913 Webster] 2. A turning and winding; as, the doubling of a hunted hare; shift; trick; artifice. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. (Her.) The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • doubling — index boom (increase) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 doubling …   Law dictionary

  • Doubling —   [englisch, dʌblɪȖ; wörtlich »Verdoppeln«], aufnahmetechnischer Effekt; Verdoppelung von Gesang oder Instrumentalstimmen durch zweimalige Aufnahme oder Zuschaltung von Effektgeräten, z. B. Delay. Auch Verdreifachung (englisch = tripling) wird… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Doubling — Double Dou ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Doubled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Doubling}.] [OE. doblen, dublen, doublen, F. doubler, fr. L. duplare, fr. duplus. See {Double}, a.] 1. To increase by adding an equal number, quantity, length, value, or the like;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • doubling — kopijavimas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. copying; doubling; duplication vok. Duplizieren, n; Kopieren, n rus. копирование, n pranc. copie, f; reproduction, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • doubling — dvejinimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. bifurcation; divarication; doubling vok. Spaltung, f; Verdoppelung, f; Zweiteilung, f rus. раздвоение, n; удвоение, n pranc. bifurcation, f; dédoublement, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • doubling — dvigubinimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. doubling vok. Verdoppelung, f; Verdopplung, f rus. удвоение, n pranc. doublement, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • doubling — dvejinimasis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. doubling vok. Verdoppelung, f rus. раздвоение, n pranc. dédoublement, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • doubling — noun 1. increase by a factor of two doubling with a computer took no time at all • Derivationally related forms: ↑double • Hypernyms: ↑multiplication 2. raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2 I decided his double was a bluff …   Useful english dictionary

  • doubling — /dub ling/, n. Naut. the part of the upper or lower end of one spar of a mast that is overlapped by another spar above or below it. [1350 1400; ME; see DOUBLE, ING1] * * * …   Universalium


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