Quadruplet meaning

kwŏ-drŭplĭt, -dro͝oplĭt, kwŏdrə-plĭt
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One of four offspring born in a single birth.
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A group or combination of four associated by common properties or behavior.
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(music) A group of four notes having the time value of three notes of the same kind.
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Any of four offspring from the same pregnancy.
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A collection or group of four, usually of one kind.
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One of four offspring born in a single birth.
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A group or combination of four associated by common properties or behavior.
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One of a group of four babies born from the same mother during the same birth.
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(music) A tuplet of four notes.
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A sequence of four elements.
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Origin of quadruplet

  • From quadruple (modeled on triplet)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From quadruple and -et.

    From Wiktionary