Definitions for: Dual


[adj] a grammatical number category referring to two items or units (as opposed to one item (singular) or more than one item (plural)); "ancient Greek had the dual form but it has merged with the plural form in modern Greek"
[adj] consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs; "an egg with a double yolk"; "a double (binary) star"; "double doors"; "dual controls for pilot and copilot"; "duple (or double) time consists of two (or a multiple of two) beats to a measure"
[adj] having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities; "a double (or dual) role for an actor"; "the office of a clergyman is twofold; public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson; "every episode has its double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison



Webster (1913) Definition: Du"al, a. [L. dualis, fr. duo two. See Two.]
Expressing, or consisting of, the number two; belonging to
two; as, the dual number of nouns, etc., in Greek.

Here you have one half of our dual truth. --Tyndall.


V -> V'': v -> (V': w -> wv : F)

Synonyms: double, duple, multiple, plural, threefold, treble, twofold

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