double time


  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv double time at a faster speed "now let's play the piece again double-quick"
    • n double time a doubled wage (for working overtime)
    • n double time a fast marching pace (180 steps/min) or slow jog
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Double time (Mil) Same as Double-quick.
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  • Ronald Reagan
    “Double, no triple, our troubles and we'd still be better off than any other people on earth. It is time that we recognized that ours was, in truth, a noble cause.”


In literature:

But all this time Janet's eyes and ears were on the alert in a double sense of which the Major knew nothing.
"The Argosy" by Various
If this soft dough is put into the kettle in spoonfuls the time of cooking must be doubled.
"Good Things to Eat as Suggested by Rufus" by Rufus Estes
Dey could do all sorts of double time den when dey had swigged enough liquor.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
My heart beat double time.
"Lore of Proserpine" by Maurice Hewlett
This time Charlie had lent his rifle to Peters, and was himself armed with his double-barrel gun.
"With Clive in India" by G. A. Henty
And at this time the decorations began to have a double meaning.
"A Text-Book of the History of Painting" by John C. Van Dyke
The Erentz double walls would withstand it for a time, I was sure.
"Brigands of the Moon" by Ray Cummings
At any time the others might come to investigate and they would find a scene of double murder.
"A Pagan of the Hills" by Charles Neville Buck
York maneuvered them and put them in double quick time until they were out of range.
"Sergeant York And His People" by Sam Cowan
Ross recognized the leader as Ashe's double, the man he had followed across time.
"The Time Traders" by Andre Norton

In poetry:

At times the moon, erupting, streaks
Some long cloud; like Andean peaks
That double
Horizon-vast volcano chains,
The earthquake scars with lava veins
That bubble.
"Clearing" by Madison Julius Cawein
Thy price one penny is in time of plenty,
In famine doubled, 'tis from one to twenty.
Yea, no man knows what price on thee to set
When there is but one penny loaf to get.
"Upon A Penny Loaf" by John Bunyan
When pleasure smiles, and strews thy path with flow'rs,
And youthful fancy doubles every joy,
May brighter hopes attend thy gayest hours,
And point to bliss which time can ne'er destroy!
"To Miss ∗∗∗∗," by Jane Bowdler
And this was the cave of the mirror,
that double woman who stares
at herself, as if she were petrified
in time — two ladies sitting in umber chairs.
You kissed your grandmother
and she cried.
"The Double Image" by Anne Sexton
My methedrine, my double-sun,
Will give you too lives in your one,
Five days of power before you crash.
At which time use these lumps of hash
- They burn so sweet, they smoke so smooth,
They make you sharper while they soothe.
"Street Song" by Thom Gunn
At the last Old Settlers' Meetin' we went j'intly, you and me--
Your hosses and my wagon, as you wanted it to be;
And sence I can remember, from the time we've neghbored here,
In all sich friendly actions you have double-done your sheer.
"To My Old Friend, William Leachman" by James Whitcomb Riley

In news:

Also, 43 double red cell donors gave their time to make an outstanding donation.
Mullen / Times-Shamrock file Scranton Mayor Chris Doherty is expected to present a city budget containing a double-digit tax increase today.
No 18 Nebraska overcomes double-digit deficit in 2nd half for 4th time to beat Penn St 32-23.
New York Times accused of Catholic bashing, double standard on religion.
Haven't seen Double D aka Dave Zinn for long time.
ConAgra Foods said Thursday that its profit more than doubled in its fiscal first quarter, as it added brands and benefited from one-time investment gains.
Saturday also marked the first time in Teague's three seasons that he's had consecutive double - doubles .
That means getting a speeding ticket along this stretch of road would cost drivers double and there would be no option of diversion for first time offenders.
Under a program we've named Operation Crew Cut, the Department intends to double the size of its Gang Division from approximately 150 detectives to 300 phased in over a period of time.
The number of initial knee-replacement surgeries each year on these older patients more than doubled during that time, rising to nearly 244,000 in 2010.
Time to double down on clean energy investments.
Practice time for the Villanova Prep football team in recent weeks has turned into double duty for the coaching staff.
Other modes introduce "power-up" fruits which slows time down, doubles points or gives players a frenzy of fruit .
Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TEN) announce a three-year time charter extension for the 2007 built, 163,216 dwt, double hull suezmax tanker, 'Arctic'.
There were doubles, a triple one boat may even have had four fish on at the same time.

In science:

The replacement of the double (unordered) integral by a time- ordered one leads to the formula (8).
Quantum propagators in a random metric
In the former case, the folding sequence must be double checked (again using O(1 + r) time per fold), and if it is incorrect, the entire process is repeated with a new randomly chosen “basis” for fingerprints.
When Can You Fold a Map?
In a recent paper by Gil-Merino et al. (2002, in the following referred to as GWW) photometric data for the double quasar HE 1104-1805 was used to get a new and improved estimate for the time delay of the system.
Bias and consistency in time delay estimation methods: case of the double quasar HE 1104-1805
It is interesting to recall that the well known data set of the double quasar QSO 0957+561 which was used in Press et al. (1992) and Pelt et al. (1994), consisted of 131 time points and its data window minimum that occured around 535 days had 43 pairs to compute dispersion from.
Bias and consistency in time delay estimation methods: case of the double quasar HE 1104-1805
Consider the energetics of a single double-well, with a barrier low enough to equilibrate within the Maxwell time.
Energy landscape - a key concept for the dynamics of glasses and liquids