Definition of Quadruplet

1. Noun. The cardinal number that is the sum of three and one.




2. Noun. One of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy.
Exact synonyms: Quad
Generic synonyms: Sib, Sibling

3. Noun. A set of four similar things considered as a unit.
Exact synonyms: Quadruple, Quartet, Quartette
Generic synonyms: Set

Definition of Quadruplet

1. n. A collection or combination of four of a kind.

Definition of Quadruplet

1. Noun. One of a group of four babies born from the same mother during the same birth. ¹

2. Noun. Sequence of four elements. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quadruplet

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Medical Definition of Quadruplet

1. One of four children born at one birth. Synonym: quadrigeminus. Origin: L. Quadruplus, four fold (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quadruplet

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Literary usage of Quadruplet

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1. Vital Records of Newbury, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 by Newbury (Mass.) (1911)
"Enoch, s. quadruplet, Thomas and Harriet, Oct. 12, 1819. Enoch, drowned on the Bar, Dec. 4. 1833, a. 19 y. Harriet, d. quadruplet, Thomas and Harriet, ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1858)
"quadruplet Births.—These are so rare—as shown by the fact that ia 170901 labours in the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, there was but one instance of it—that the ..."

3. Amor Vitaque: A Little Book of Speculation in Lyric, Ballad and Omargram by John Baker Opdycke (1912)
"... was born in a triplet or quadruplet group and meets its natal affinities tandem or all at once? Pray of course, but don't hope for returns. ..."

4. The Cambridge and Dublin Mathematical Journal by William Whewell, Duncan Farquharson Gregory, Robert Leslie Ellis, William Thomson Kelvin, Norman Macleod Ferrers (1853)
"If the quadruplet has both italic and roman symbols, it must either have, or not, ... Let such a quadruplet be, m = 4, abbd . abbd. adad . adad, ..."

5. Elements of the Theory of the Newtonian Potential Function by Benjamin Osgood Peirce (1902)
"A "plane quadruplet" is formed of two equal and opposite plane doublets in the same manner that a doublet is formed out of a source and an equal sink. ..."

6. Elements of the Theory of the Newtonian Potential Function by Benjamin Osgood Peirce (1902)
"A "plane quadruplet" is formed of two equal and opposite plane doublets in the same manner that a doublet is formed out of a source and an equal sink. ..."

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