1. double entendre an ambiguity with one interpretation that is indelicate
  2. double entry bookkeeper debits the transaction to one account and credits it to another
  3. double standard a code applying more strictly to one group than to another
  4. double indemnity a clause in an insurance policy that provides for double the face value of the policy in the case of accidental death
  5. double-hung window a window having two sashes that slide up and down
  6. Ceiba pentandra massive tropical tree with deep ridges on its massive trunk and bearing large pods of seeds covered with silky floss; source of the silky kapok fiber
  7. dipole antenna an aerial half a wavelength long consisting of two rods connected to a transmission line at the center
  8. Mitella pentandra small plant with leaves in a basal cluster and tiny greenish flowers in slender racemes; northwestern North America to California and Colorado
  9. double feature two games instead of one
  10. double tongue play fast notes on a wind instrument
  11. doubleheader two games instead of one
  12. double negative an affirmative constructed from two negatives
  13. double-jointed having unusually flexible joints especially of the limbs or fingers
  14. double-tongued marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
  15. double-bedded having a double bed
  16. double-dealer a person who says one thing and does another
  17. double-decker a vehicle carrying many passengers
  18. plantain tree a banana tree bearing hanging clusters of edible angular greenish starchy fruits; tropics and subtropics
  19. dependent a person who relies on another person for support
  20. double agent a spy who works for two mutually antagonistic countries

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