Meaning of octuple

oc•tu•ple

Pronunciation: (ok'too-pul, -tyoo- ok-t&oomacr'pul, -ty&oomacr'-), [key]
— adj., v., n. -pled, -pling,
—adj.
  1. eightfold; eight times as great.
  2. having eight effective units or elements.
—v.t.
  1. to make eight times as great.
—n.
  1. a shell rowed by a crew of eight, each rower using a pair of oars.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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