Translation of "double" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈdʌb.əl/ us /ˈdʌb.əl/

A2 twice the size, amount, price, etc., or consisting of two similar things together

I ordered a double espresso (= two standard amounts in one cup). 我點了一杯雙份的濃縮咖啡。
Go through the double doors and turn left. 穿過那道對開門,然後向左轉。
The word "cool" has a double "o" in the middle. 單詞 cool 的中間有兩個字母 o。
Everything he says has a double meaning (= has two possible meanings). 他說的每句話都有雙重含義。
This painkiller is double strength (= has twice the normal amount of medicine). 這種止痛藥具有雙倍功效。
UK Sabiha's phone number is double three, one, five, double seven (= 331577). 薩比哈的電話號碼是331577。

A double flower or plant is a flower with more than the usual number of petals.

a double primrose 重瓣櫻草花

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uk /ˈdʌb.əl/ us /ˈdʌb.əl/

double noun (PERSON)

[ C usually singular ] a person who looks exactly the same as someone else

Hey, Tony, I met someone at a party last week who was your double. 嘿,托尼,上周我在一次派對上遇到一個長得和你一模一樣的人。

double noun (TWO PLAYERS)

doubles [ U ]

a game of tennis or a similar sport between two teams of two people

men's/women's/mixed doubles 男子/女子/混合雙打
Who won the men's doubles at Wimbledon this year? 誰在今年溫布頓網球賽中獲得了男子雙打冠軍?

double noun (BASEBALL)

[ C ] US in baseball, a hit that allows the batter (= person who hits the ball) to reach second base


doubleverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈdʌb.əl/ us /ˈdʌb.əl/

B2 to become twice as much or as many, or to make something twice as much or many

The government aims to double the number of students in higher education within 25 years. 政府計劃在25年內使高校在校生人數增加一倍。
Company profits have doubled since the introduction of new technology. 自從引進新技術後,公司的利潤增加了一倍。

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doublenoun, predeterminer

uk /ˈdʌb.əl/ us /ˈdʌb.əl/

B1 something that is twice the amount, size, strength, etc. of something else

I paid double (= twice as much) for those trousers last week. 減價前我買這條褲子花了兩倍的價錢。
Electrical goods are almost double the price they were a few years ago. 與幾年前相比,電器商品的價格幾乎貴了一倍。
"Would you like another whisky?" "Yes. Make it a double (= two standard amounts in one glass)." 「你想再來一杯威士卡嗎?」「好的,來個雙倍份量的。」

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uk /ˈdʌb.əl/ us /ˈdʌb.əl/

in two parts or layers

Fold the blanket double (= so that it is in two layers) and then you won't be cold. 把毯子疊成兩層,這樣你就不會冷了。
They were bent double (= their heads and shoulders were bent forward and down) from decades of work in the fields. 由於長年在田裡勞作,他們的腰都給累彎了。
see double

to have a problem with your eyes so that you see two of everything, usually because you are drunk or ill

I started seeing double, then I fainted. 我的眼前開始出現重影,然後就暈了過去。

(Translation of “double” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)