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double

A double portion of alcohol. I'll have a whiskey, Tom. Make it a double.
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double

verb

double

1. n. a drink consisting of two servings of liquor. Sam usually has two doubles on the way home.
2. Go to double saw(buck).
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The doubling rate can be used to calculate [R.sub.0], given that, where [gamma] is the duration of the incubating period, [alpha] is the duration of the symptomatic period, and [tau] is the doubling time (7).
The estimated doubling time from this curve is 16.2 (which closely matches the May 3 value for China in Figure 3 of 16.3; the May 12 doubling time is now 17.7, since the growth in counts has declined in the 9 days after May 3).
The average doubling time from time to [t.sub.0] time [t.sub.1] is simply
For example, if [N.sub.1]=2[N.sub.0], then the average doubling time is exactly [t.sub.1]-[t.sub.0].
Most forecasts of greenhouse warming take a relatively shortsighted view by focusing on how the climate will react to a doubling of atmospheric carbon dioxide - an increase expected sometime in the middle of the next century under current emission rates.
In the doubling simulation, the currents gradually regain strength over several centuries.