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dou'ble time"




1. U.S. Army.the fastest rate of marching troops, a slow jog in which 180 paces, each of 3 ft. (0.9 m), are taken in a minute.
2. a slow run by troops in step.
3. a rate of overtime pay that is twice the regular wage rate.

dou•ble-time



Pronunciation: (dub'ul tīm"), [key]
v., -timed, -tim•ing.


v.t.
to cause to move in double time: Double-time the troops to the mess hall.

v.i.
to move in double-time.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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