Duals



[doo-uh l, dyoo-] /ˈdu əl, ˈdyu-/

adjective
1.
of, relating to, or noting two.
2.
composed or consisting of two people, items, parts, etc., together; twofold; double:
dual ownership; dual controls on a plane.
3.
having a twofold, or double, character or nature.
4.
Grammar. being or pertaining to a member of the category of number, as in Old English, Old Russian, or Arabic, that denotes two of the things in question.
noun, Grammar.
5.
the dual number.
6.
a form in the dual, as Old English git “you two,” as contrasted with ge “you” referring to three or more.
/ˈdjuːəl/
adjective
1.
relating to or denoting two
2.
twofold; double
3.
(in the grammar of Old English, Ancient Greek, and certain other languages) denoting a form of a word indicating that exactly two referents are being referred to
4.
(maths, logic) (of structures or expressions) having the property that the interchange of certain pairs of terms, and usually the distribution of negation, yields equivalent structures or expressions
noun
5.
(grammar)

verb duals, dualling, dualled
6.
(transitive) (Brit) to make (a road) into a dual carriageway
adj.

c.1600, from Latin dualis, from duo “two” (see two). Related: Dually.

noun

A pair of wheels and tires mounted as a unit on a truck or semitrailer axle (1970s+ Truckers)

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