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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adj. - Having a half dozen units or components adv. - By a factor of a half dozen.

Usage examples (34)
  • The population of this town increased sixfold when gold was found in the surrounding hills
  • Total global income has increased sixfold since 1960.
  • The starting taper is five to sixfold on the thread pitch.
  • The use of OxyContin went up sixfold between 1997 and 2005. for more
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