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Two times   /tu taɪmz/   Listen
Two times

adverb
1.
By a factor of two.  Synonym: twofold.






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"Two times" Quotes from Famous Books



... place to place. He visited Ireland forty-two times, as well as Scotland and Wales. When he was eighty-four he crossed over to the Channel Islands in stormy weather; and there "high and low, rich and ...
— Beneath the Banner • F. J. Cross

... reformed member of the bar of the District of Columbia, a backslidden foreign minister and three prominent men who had been dead eleven years by the watch. In a postscript he again alluded to the $2 in a casual way, waved the American flag two times, and begged leave to subscribe himself once more. "Yours Fraternally and professionally, Good Samaritan Fitznoodle, Attorney at Law, Solicitor in Chancery, and Promotor of Even-handed Justice in and for the District of Columbia." The claimant sent his $2, not necessarily ...
— Remarks • Bill Nye

... let us now compare together the moments of momentum in these two cases. It can be shown by reasoning, into which I need not now enter, that the moment of momentum of the large sphere will be thirty-two times that of the small one. In general we may state that if a sphere of homogeneous material be rotating about an axis, its moment of momentum is to be expressed by the product of its angular velocity by the fifth power of ...
— Time and Tide - A Romance of the Moon • Robert S. (Robert Stawell) Ball

... supper and changed his garments, was now luxuriating in a smoke. The blacksmith pointed as he spoke to the bag of splendid trout which lay at a short distance from the fire. "'Tis mysilf's the boy to catch them. I would have brought ye two times as much, if it wasn't that I lost my hook and line. I think it must have bin a fresh-water whale, the last wan, bad luck to it! for it pulled me into the wather three times, an' wint off at last with two fathom ...
— Ungava • R.M. Ballantyne

... purple, and scarlet, and fine-twined linen." As is said, "Moreover, thou shalt make the tabernacle (with) ten curtains of fine-twined linen, and blue, and purple, and scarlet."(601) "Their threads were doubled thirty-two times," the words of Rabbi Nehemiah, when R. Nehemiah said, "thread," i.e., one doubled in two, "twined," i.e., to four, "fine-twined," i.e., to eight. It follows that their threads were doubled thirty-two times. But the Sages say, "thread," i.e., one doubled in two, "twined," ...
— Hebrew Literature

... exclaimed, "was that the queer cry you fellows told me you heard those two times you ...
— The Outdoor Chums at Cabin Point - or The Golden Cup Mystery • Quincy Allen

... Periclean times, was a member of the important board of administrators who controlled the Delian League, the nucleus of the Athenian Empire, and composed over one hundred tragedies. In 468 he defeated Aeschylus, won the first prize twenty-two times and later had to face the more formidable opposition of the new and restless spirit whose chief spokesman was Euripides. For nearly forty years he was taken to be the typical dramatist of Athens, being nicknamed "the Bee"; his dramatic powers ...
— Authors of Greece • T. W. Lumb

... Vanslyperken, I see twice again—I see him very often since I drift in de boat. First, I see him when in de boat—since that I see him one time, two times, in ...
— Snarleyyow • Captain Frederick Marryat

... two years; or at the end of two years they occupy double the space of territory; at the end of four years, four times; at the end of six years, eight times; at the end of eight years, sixteen times; and thus, at the end of ten years, thirty-two times the space of country which was originally taken up by stock becomes ...
— Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2) • George Grey

... squad, unless it was that red-headed rascal who kissed the bride, who would have stood the test like that vaquero—without a shiver. And it's something you can't get used to. Now, as you all know, I've been married three times. The first two times I was as cool as most, but the third whirl I trembled all over. Quavers ran through me, my tongue was palsied, my teeth chattered, my knees knocked together, and I felt like a man that was sent for and ...
— A Texas Matchmaker • Andy Adams

... which would be the equivalent of Sansk. Paur[n.]apatrika. Among the six kulas is the Parihasaka, and considering the other agreements, I believe it probable that the mutilated name read as Puridha.ka is a misreading of Parihaka, We may emend the first two times and read ...
— On the Indian Sect of the Jainas • Johann George Buehler

... better nor any one in hall the world, arter Giles. Pickles, it 'ud break Connie's heart fur her father to be tuk to prison. I don't know why he did that—ef he really did do it—but I can't furget those two times as he wor good ter me, and hever since I have come yere he have done heverything fur Giles. No, I couldn't send Mr. Harris to prison. I couldn't rest heasy ef I thought o' him sent there by me. I'd ...
— Sue, A Little Heroine • L. T. Meade

... peculiarity about the words on which I dwell for a moment, and that is, that here we have, for one of the only two times in which the expression occurs in Scripture, the great name of Jehovah reduplicated. 'In Jab Jehovah is the Rock of Ages.' In the former verse the prophet had given up in despair the attempt to characterise the ...
— Expositions of Holy Scripture - Isaiah and Jeremiah • Alexander Maclaren

... Philip; and although our masts and rigging got badly shot through our hull was but little damaged." Small as she was—five hundred tons—and with the scanty top hamper of a schooner, the Cayuga was struck forty-two times, below and aloft. ...
— Admiral Farragut • A. T. Mahan

... just two times in the day for the Hunter, an unhappy and a happy one. The unhappy time was when Lisbeth was helping the bride with her linen—and this she did every day. The Hunter then was absolutely at a loss what ...
— The German Classics of The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Vol. VII. • Various

... At two times seven I went to learn What discipline is taught at school: When good from ill I could discern, I thought myself no more a fool: My parents were contriving than, How I might live ...
— Ancient Poems, Ballads and Songs of England • Robert Bell



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