HyperDic: dual

English > 3 senses of the word dual:
ADJECTIVEalldual, double, dupleconsisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs
alldual, double, twofold, two-fold, treble, threefold, three-foldhaving more than one decidedly dissimilar / dissimilar aspects or qualities
allduala grammatical number category referring to two items or units as opposed to one item (singular) or more than two items (plural)
dual > pronunciation
Soundsduw'ahl; duw'l
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
Blackpool ... Yule: 48 rhymes with uwl...
English > dual: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningConsisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs.
Example "dual controls for pilot and copilot"
Synonymsdouble, duple
BroadermultipleHaving or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual
Spanishbinario, doble, dual
Catalanbinari, doble, dual, duplicat
Nounsdualitybeing twofold
English > dual: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving more than one decidedly dissimilar / dissimilar aspects or qualities.
Example"a double (or dual) role for an actor"
Synonymsdouble, twofold, two-fold, treble, threefold, three-fold
BroadermultipleHaving or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual
Spanishdoble, dual, duplo, triple
English > dual: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningA grammatical number category referring to two items or units as opposed to one item (singular) or more than two items (plural).
Example"ancient Greek had the dual form but it has merged with the plural form in modern Greek"
Broaderpluralgrammatical number category referring to two or more items or units
Spanishdual
Nounsduality(physics) the property of matter and electromagnetic radiation that is characterized by the fact that some properties can be explained best by wave theory and others by particle theory

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