Pronunciation: (seks-tOO'pul, -tyOO'-, -tup'ul, seks'too-pul, -tyoo-), [key]
—adj., v., -pled, -pling.
1. consisting of six parts; sexpartite.
2. six times as great or as many.
3. Music.characterized by six beats or pulses to the measure: sextuple rhythm.
to make or become six times as great.
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