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What will not woman, gentle woman dare; when strong affection stirs her spirit up?Robert Southey
Adjectivedual (not comparable)
- Characterized by having two (usually equivalent) components.
- dual-headed computer
- (grammar) Pertaining to grammatical number (as in singular and plural), referring to two of something, such as a pair of shoes, in the context of the singular, plural and in some languages, trial grammatical number. Modern Arabic displays a dual number, as did Homeric Greek.
having two components
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dual (plural: duals)
- Of an item that is one of a pair, the other item in the pair.
- (geometry) Of a regular polyhedron with V vertices and F faces, the regular polyhedron having F vertices and V faces.
- The tetrahedron is the dual of the cube.
- (grammar) dual number The grammatical number of a noun marking two of something (as in singular, dual, plural), sometimes referring to two of anything (a couple of, exactly two of), or a chirality-marked pair (as in left and right, as with gloves or shoes) or in some languages as a discourse marker, "between you and me". A few languages display trial number.
- (mathematics) Of a vector in an inner product space, the linear functional corresponding to taking the inner product with that vector. The set of all duals is a vector space called the dual space.
- IPA: [d̪ˠuəl̪ˠ]
- First declension
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