Pronunciation: (kwin-tOO'pul, -tyOO'-, -tup'ul, kwin'too-pul, -tyoo-), [key]
—adj., n., v., -pled, -pling.
1. fivefold; consisting of five parts.
2. five times as great or as much.
3. Music.having five beats to a measure.
a number, amount, etc., five times as great as another.
to make or become five times as great.
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