[doo-pee-oh-nee] /ˌdu piˈoʊ ni/
an irregular silk thread reeled from two or more entangled cocoons and producing a coarse yarn generally used in fabrics such as shantung or pongee.
[doo-pee-ohn] /ˈdu piˌoʊn/
a cocoon formed jointly by two silkworms.
a silk fabric made from the threads of double cocoons
- Dup killer
/d[y]oop kill’r/ Software that is supposed to detect and delete duplicates of a message that may have reached the FidoNet system via different routes. See also dup loop. [Jargon File] (1995-02-02)
[doo-pley-shuh n, dyoo-] /duˈpleɪ ʃən, dyu-/ noun 1. multiplication by two; doubling.
[doo-puh l, dyoo-] /ˈdu pəl, ˈdyu-/ adjective 1. having two parts; double; twofold. 2. Music. having two or sometimes a multiple of two beats in a measure: duple meter. /ˈdjuːpəl/ adjective 1. a less common word for double 2. (music) (of time or music) having two beats in a bar
- Duncan smith
/ˈdʌŋkən ˈsmɪθ/ noun 1. (George) Iain. born 1954, British politician; leader of the Conservative Party (2001–03); secretary of state for work and pensions (from 2010)