duel vs dual

duel dual

Definitions

  • 1) Any struggle between two contending persons, groups or ideas.
  • 2) Historically, the wager of battle (judicial combat)
  • 3) Arranged, regular combat between two private persons, often over a matter of honor.
  • 4) A struggle for domination between two contending persons, groups, or ideas.
  • 5) A prearranged, formal combat between two persons, usually fought to settle a point of honor.
  • 6) (Old Law) a combat between two persons for proving a cause; trial by battel.
  • 7) A combat between two persons, fought with deadly weapons, by agreement. It usually arises from an injury done or an affront given by one to the other.
  • 8) (Old Law) a combat between two persons for proving a cause; trial by battel.
  • 9) any struggle between two skillful opponents (individuals or groups)
  • 10) a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor
  • 11) Any fight or contest between two parties; especially, a military contest between parties representing the same arm of the service.
  • 12) A single combat; specifically, a premeditated and prearranged combat between two persons with deadly weapons, and usually in the presence of at least two witnesses, called seconds, for the purpose of deciding a quarrel, avenging an insult, or clearing the honor of one of the combatants, or of some third party whose cause he champions.
  • 13) To engage in a duel.
  • 14) obsolete To fight in single combat.
  • 15) obsolete To fight in single combat.
  • 16) fight a duel, as over one's honor or a woman
  • 17) To engage in or as if in formal combat.
  • 18) To engage (another) in or as if in formal combat.
  • 19) To oppose actively and forcefully.

Definitions

  • 1) grammar dual number The grammatical number of a marking two of something (as in singular, dual, plural), sometimes referring to two of anything (a couple of, exactly two of), or a chirality-marked pair (as in left and right, as with gloves or shoes) or in some languages as a discourse marker, "between you and me". A few languages display trial number.
  • 2) Of an item that is one of a pair, the other item in the pair.
  • 3) mathematics Of a vector in an inner product space, the linear functional corresponding to taking the inner product with that vector. The set of all duals is a vector space called the dual space.
  • 4) geometry Of a regular polyhedron with V vertices and F faces, the regular polyhedron having F vertices and V faces.
  • 5) geometry Of a regular polyhedron with V vertices and F faces, the regular polyhedron having F vertices and V faces.
  • 6) mathematics Of a vector in an inner product space, the linear functional corresponding to taking the inner product with that vector. The set of all duals is a vector space called the dual space.
  • 7) grammar dual number The grammatical number of a marking two of something (as in singular, dual, plural), sometimes referring to two of anything (a couple of, exactly two of), or a chirality-marked pair (as in left and right, as with gloves or shoes) or in some languages as a discourse marker, "between you and me". A few languages display trial number.
  • 8) An inflected form of a , adjective, pro , or verb used with two items or people.
  • 9) The dual number.
  • 10) An inflected form of a , adjective, pro, or verb used with two items or people.
  • 11) In grammar, the number relating to two; the dual number.
  • 12) In chess, a problem which has two solutions, that is, one in which the mate can be given either by one or by two pieces, or by one piece on two or more different squares.
  • 13) In geometry, a figure or theorem obtained by a principle of duality, as by interchanging side and angle in a plane.
  • 14) Characterized by having two (usually equivalent) components.
  • 15) grammar Pertaining to grammatical number (as in singular and plural), referring to two of something, such as a pair of shoes, in the context of the singular, plural and in some languages, trial grammatical number. Modern Arabic displays a dual number, as did Homeric Greek.
  • 16) grammar Pertaining to grammatical number (as in singular and plural), referring to two of something, such as a pair of shoes, in the context of the singular, plural and in some languages, trial grammatical number. Modern Arabic displays a dual number, as did Homeric Greek.
  • 17) Double.
  • 18) Having a double character or purpose.
  • 19) Grammar Of, relating to, or being a number category that indicates two persons or things, as in Greek, Sanskrit, and Old English.
  • 20) Grammar Of, relating to, or being a number category that indicates two persons or things, as in Greek, Sanskrit, and Old English.
  • 21) Composed of two usually like or complementary parts; double.
  • 22) Expressing, or consisting of, the number two; belonging to two; , in Greek.
  • 23) Expressing, or consisting of, the number two; belonging to two; , in Greek.
  • 24) a grammatical number category referring to two items or units as opposed to one item (singular) or more than two items (plural)
  • 25) consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs
  • 26) having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities
  • 27) Composed or consisting of two parts, qualities, or natures, which may be separately considered; twofold; binary; dualistic: as, the dual nature of man, spiritual and corporeal.
  • 28) Relating to two; specifically, in grammar, expressing two, as distinguished from singular, expressing one, and from plural, expressing more than two.
  • 29) In geometry, given by a principle of duality, as by interchanging point and straight in a plane.

Examples

  • 1) They were expected to renew the duel last night at a meeting called in a last-ditch effort to resurrect the ceasefire.
  • 2) To lose by so tiny a margin after an epic duel lasting almost two hours was cruel.
  • 3) Two knights have at each other in what seems almost to be a personal duel.
  • 4) The spot kick was a duel between the two best players on the pitch.
  • 5) Men also met there to fight duels.
  • 6) It was reported this week that the two veteran duelling divas are still at it.
  • 7) One of the great duels of the summer is taking place in slow motion in front of us.
  • 8) This is a relic of the days when you might have to roll them back to fight a duel.
  • 9) He was notorious for his hot temper and instant readiness to fight a duel with anyone who crossed him.
  • 10) Not to mention our own epic duel on the game, which remains ongoing.
  • 11) Many thousands felt let down by their aborted duel at York last month.
  • 12) The score in their personal duel is 2-2.
  • 13) He turns cricket into a personal duel, sometimes too much so.
  • 14) The awful prospect for purists is that Olympic year may become a pantomime duel between the two.
  • 15) All the pre-match hype was about the duel of the two superstars.
  • 16) Fifteen races down in this arduous season, and this championship is being transformed from a mob fight to a duel.
  • 17) So when you see a great duel between great champions, you should be able to see who has got it and who has not.
  • 18) French Socialists were struggling to save their party from destruction yesterday after an inconclusive leadership contest sparked a duel to the death between the two contenders.
  • 19) Public awareness of the great Gold Cup duel is hugely increased.
  • 20) This is the strange story of what happened before, during and after the last duel fought in Scotland.
  • 21) Before he left, he earned a footnote in history by fighting the last formal duel on Austrian soil.
  • 22) Indeed the idea of a great public duel between the two men dissolves on closer examination; in fact, they had little direct contact.
  • 23) The law says, the killing a man in a duel is murder, and I am bound to tell you it is murder; therefore, in the discharge of my duty, I tell you so; but I tell you at the same time, a _fairer duel_ than this I never heard of in the whole _coorse_ of my life. '
  • 24) Most observers feel that an Obama-McCain duel is not a very likely outcome of this election.
  • 25) Button pledges he will keep his title duel with Hamilton alive for a
  • 26) And then, in one moment, the title duel took a decisive swing - pushing absolutely flat-out,
  • 27) Yet when the hurricane hits, when the title duel between Chelsea and
  • 28) Barcelona face a testing week with Chelsea at Camp Nou on Tuesday in the Champions League semi-final first leg before the title duel with Real four days later.
  • 29) The next two, Banfield and Newell's seem destined to fight it out for the championship, and we will probably see the loser of the title duel qualify ahead of Lanús in the second at-large spot for the Libertadores.
  • 30) ‘Men had to defend their wives' honour in duels and sometimes ended up having to shoot their best friend as a result of a harmless (by today's standards) misunderstanding.’
  • 31) ‘Any civil disputes, in future, will be settled via a duel.’
  • 32) ‘He quickly apologized, but the rather impetuous soldier demanded that the matter be settled in a sword duel.’
  • 33) ‘As late as 1838, members of the American legislature were engaging in duels to settle disputes.’
  • 34) ‘Their betrothal is interrupted by an argument between their fathers and Guido has to defend the family honour in a duel, killing Lotario.’
  • 35) ‘History would always lend its own edge to modern duels between these two clubs.’
  • 36) ‘Such long-winding queues are not without their liberal dose of verbal duels about who jumped the queue or who ought to pay first making onlookers wonder who is better at it - children or parents.’
  • 37) ‘He turns aggressive and a verbal duel follows, shattering any semblance of peace that remains.’
  • 38) ‘He entered into a verbal duel with his officer and later opened indiscriminate fire at him.’
  • 39) ‘But almost always, awards result in controversies and verbal duels.’
  • 40) ‘He likes to take on the bowlers and it is not averse to verbal duels if required.’
  • 41) ‘Falvelon's victory in the Sprint came after a testing duel in the final furlong with American challenger Morluc.’
  • 42) ‘To take the gold, Carter engaged in a head-to-head duel with his countryman, world champion Bevan Docherty.’
  • 43) ‘For Mickelson, the next decade will bring a lot more excitement, majors and, we hope, head-to-head duels with Woods.’
  • 44) ‘We entertained ourselves with a talent show, boxing matches and tug-of-war duels.’
  • 45) ‘This contest produced a thrilling duel between the Rosewell House winner and Full Cream but Smullen did his work well and increased his lead at the top of the jockeys table.’
  • 46) ‘The pairs contest was an exciting duel between China and Canada.’
  • 47) ‘In three head-to-head duels with Ben Hogan, including the 1954 Masters playoff, Snead won them all.’
  • 48) ‘The President won a clear victory in the second encounter - the month-long duel of the political conventions.’
  • 49) ‘In 1972 the two had fought out an epic duel for the Open championship at Muirfield.’
  • 50) ‘The ruling is incapable of ending the duel between the opposition and the ruling party.’
  • 51) ‘Chess' popularity was boosted in the 1980s by championship duels between Gary Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov (both from the former USSR).’
  • 52) ‘Crowds flocked to world championship duels on the Wanganui River, in Sydney and on the Zambesi River.’
  • 53) ‘Their semi-final duel with Banbridge at Rifle Park was always going to a special day and the Banbridge men made sure that all the stops were pulled out to impress both on and off the pitch.’
  • 54) ‘When fighting out an epic duel with Courier in the Australian Open a few years ago Sampras appeared on the verge of collapse from cramp.’
  • 55) ‘So, after days spent duelling and fighting, I was able to go back and soak in warm mineral baths overlooking the magnificent Tuscan countryside.’
  • 56) ‘They made it look easy, and I thought that maybe I could win the fight by dueling like they had.’
  • 57) ‘At the time of going to Press last night, the two combatants were duelling in a tie breaker to decide who advances to the quarter-finals.’
  • 58) ‘Some men may have dueled to kill an adversary, but most gentlemen fought duels to demonstrate that they did not fear death at the hands of their social equals.’
  • 59) ‘It's especially fun to watch and listen to other people when they are duelling with their wits, mainly because they will probably reveal some secret or some gossip that they weren't supposed to let slip.’
  • 60) ‘In the late 1970s, when Meryl Streep and Dustin Hoffman played divorced parents duelling over custody of their son, the idea of fathers' rights was new.’
  • 61) ‘The second game was much more even with the pitchers duelling and well supported by good defensive work.’
  • 62) ‘Some versions even have Popper and Wittgenstein duelling with a pair of pokers.’
  • 63) ‘Reliable sources indicate that he has won 410 of 430 fights, an incredible record when one considers that since 1986 he has duelled only with the best competition in the world.’
  • 64) ‘Waugh has duelled with Smith since their under-21 days and knows only too well that he held the upper hand for just two Tests in 2001 when he was last preferred.’
  • 65) ‘The kite-strings were coated with ground glass, and people duelled with them, trying to cut other people's kite strings with their own.’
  • 66) ‘Fencing was founded in the 1800s based on the three types of sword dueling.’
  • 67) ‘Colin and Miriam are dueling fiercely near the bar, their blades clashing against each other.’
  • 68) ‘The battle raged on until the two brothers dueled and died together.’
  • 69) ‘Strictly speaking, fencing refers not to duelling, but to a game that has developed from the non-lethal practice in the techniques and skills required to attack and defend with a blade.’
  • 70) ‘Some writers on the sport describe fencing as ‘chess with muscles’, highlighting the careful strategies and mind games that go into duelling.’
  • 71) ‘He is the ring leader of the illegal street duelling.’
  • 72) ‘Boomtown Houston of the past was infamous for brawling and duelling.’
  • 73) ‘In practice many monarchs tried to eliminate duelling, which was disruptive, particularly at court or in the armed forces.’
  • 74) ‘I feel like we are duelling with each other, in some kind of friendly competition.’

Examples

  • 1) The tunnel would be a dual carriageway.
  • 2) dual fuel bills could go up 100 a year.
  • 3) The dual role can also be used to reduce the player's tax bill.
  • 4) TWO men fed up with roadworks reopened a dual carriageway - by removing 50 cones.
  • 5) Such a gift would have a dual purpose.
  • 6) Reader also maintains a dual financial identity to cover respective household bills.
  • 7) There is an increasing recognition of the need to be proactive with regard to dual nationality.
  • 8) Being dual purpose keeps us going all year round.
  • 9) At the same time her political activism forged a dual public identity.
  • 10) Poland allows people to hold dual nationality.
  • 11) His dual nationality was to prove inconvenient.
  • 12) The primary school attended by my grandchild is adjacent to a busy dual carriageway which could soon be widened.
  • 13) This tour has been dual purpose.
  • 14) Its average dual fuel bill is more than 100 more expensive than the cheapest deals.
  • 15) At present the average annual standard dual fuel bill for cash and cheque payments is about 1,300.
  • 16) Our bus took us down a dual carriageway, over a hill and then the road stopped.
  • 17) No one needs to spend 600 million on a short stretch of dual carriageway.
  • 18) Ministers are unlikely to introduce 80mph on stretches of the motorway network that are only dual carriageway.
  • 19) I have continued to ask for a dual fuel bill, to no avail.
  • 20) I first raised my concern about the lack of a dual fuel bill in January last year.
  • 21) The family are originally from India but have dual British nationality.
  • 22) Under its unusual dual structure, part of the return on investments goes to its investors and part is retained for use by the charitable side.
  • 23) She has dual Canadian and British citizenship.
  • 24) The changing nature of Scotland's dual identity may also be relevant.
  • 25) Britain's oldest brewer has launched a review of its dual share structure as it considers ways of making it easier for investors to buy and sell them.
  • 26) This was in recognition of our dual role: not only were we selecting a pastor, but we had to sell the pastor on our church.
  • 27) Yet he wrote a good deal about empire and coined the term "dual mandate" to describe British policy.
  • 28) For two years he barely mentioned it, but today he actually used the phrase "dual mandate" - twice!
  • 29) UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: She ` d be eligible for what we call dual jurisdiction.
  • 30) For peer-reviewed articles, it requires deposit upon publication, before the embargo runs, supporting what I call the dual deposit/release strategy or what Stevan Harnad calls immediate deposit / optional access.
  • 31) So Intel and rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc. began competing by squeezing two or four electronic brains on their products, offering what they call dual-core or quad-core microprocessors.
  • 32) This psychiatrist entered into what we call a dual relationship by traveling with Anna Nicole, mingling with her friends.
  • 33) So these animals actually have what we call a dual jaw joint of two pairs of bones that are actually articulating next to each other on the upper and lower sides of the skull.
  • 34) They're also looking right now for what they call dual phenomenology.
  • 35) ‘Inexperienced nurses usually remain in orientation for an average of five months - longer if they are expected to function in a dual role.’
  • 36) ‘From the beginning his relationship with her has got this dual element to it.’
  • 37) ‘These critics also recognize the dual aspects of decolonization.’
  • 38) ‘You combine dual aspects by being ambitious professionally and domesticated in the home and family situations.’
  • 39) ‘His current role as executive chairman effectively combines the functions of chief executive and chairman, a dual role which is now frowned upon by institutions.’
  • 40) ‘Rather, he wanted to imitate a different aspect of Moshe: his dual role.’
  • 41) ‘The interesting aspect of this dual soundtrack is that each one presents a noticeably different version of the film.’
  • 42) ‘Now, can I turn to their arguments and address what seem to us to be their dual aspect?’
  • 43) ‘A word must be said about the office of coroner, which too had something of a dual aspect.’
  • 44) ‘It was these dual aspects of perpetuity which were to assume such importance in America.’
  • 45) ‘But Parkinson, a veteran of three title triumphs during the last two decades, has decided to step down altogether, leaving Lowe to perform a dual role this summer as Darwen prepare to defend their crown.’
  • 46) ‘He wants to project that dual role.’
  • 47) ‘Gavin Hamilton and Gary Fellows have dual roles to play.’
  • 48) ‘Byrne said he was hugely impressed by the pupils' enthusiasm and by the various demonstrations and said he was being pragmatic and playing a dual role on the day in hoping to recruit new students for the college.’
  • 49) ‘Pavee's attacking sweeper played a dual role as a tough defender and made sleek wing attacks that resulted in major inroads into Big Players' defense.’
  • 50) ‘I like the notion of a library as a treasure chest, since it operates as a dual metaphor.’
  • 51) ‘Funding dual language immersion programs and transportation programs that shuttle students between school districts can also promote school integration.’
  • 52) ‘Most commonly, acute stabilization of patients with dual disorders refers to the management of physical, psychiatric, or drug toxicity crises.’
  • 53) ‘Hopefully, the elimination of the dual mandate will take care of that.’
  • 54) ‘Foster parents should be willing to commute, be bilingual and have dual nationality.’
  • 55) ‘Yimas proper distinguishes four numbers in its pronominal paradigm (singular, dual, paucal, and plural) while Yimas Pidgin has only three.’
  • 56) ‘It has dual number, so nouns and verbs must be learned in singular, dual, and plural.’
  • 57) ‘Languages with dual markers have a different plural affix for sets of two than the affix for sets greater than two.’
  • 58) ‘You might want to consider scheduling an annual dual flight with an experienced instructor to review downwind take-offs and landings.’
  • 59) ‘Schedule periodic dual flights when the crosswind exceeds your comfort level.’
  • 60) ‘It would show the reaction of non flyers being taken on dual flights in incredible scenery.’
  • 61) ‘They arranged to give him a couple more hours of dual instruction.’
  • 62) ‘Anyway, on this particular day I was scheduled for my fourth hour of dual instruction.’
  • 63) ‘The answer is to double the capacity of the single carriageway, so the outer ring road is dualled all the way around.’
  • 64) ‘But the major issue on the lips of many motorists, that of dualling the road, is not being addressed by Highways Agency chiefs.’
  • 65) ‘Firstly, that it will have an effect on the Rillington bypass if the road is fully dualled and that will be a further setback for the people of Rillington.’
  • 66) ‘Mr Greenway has the backing of the RAC, which supports dualling the road between York and Scarborough to avoid rising accidents and to boost the region's economy.’
  • 67) ‘He added: ‘I am led to believe that, had the road been dualled, this accident could not have happened.’’
  • 68) ‘He added Bexley could not back plans for the new Thames bridge unless Thames Road was dualled.’
  • 69) ‘They also pointed out most of the site would be needed when the road is dualled.’
  • 70) ‘The northern ring road has such a great blockage of its artery leading into the vortex at Clifton Moor, that only major surgery by way of dualling the roadways will cure it before there is paralysis of the limbs of the western area of the city.’
  • 71) ‘AROUND £7 million may be spent improving the outer ring road, but dualling it is not an option.’
  • 72) ‘Last, but just as important, before York is totally congested by further development north and east of the city, the northern bypass must be dualled with flyovers and underpasses.’
  • 73) ‘I personally have no doubt that if the road had been dualled, the recent tragedies there would not have happened.’
  • 74) ‘The disadvantages are said to be more traffic on all sections of the outer ring road, which might need to be dualled.’
  • 75) ‘Anger erupted at a public meeting last night when councillors heard Canvey Way might not be dualled as part of a major road improvements programme.’
  • 76) ‘Residents of Great Notley have called for it to be dualled to discourage through-traffic from using the old London Road route.’
  • 77) ‘Gridlocked York could be freed by dualling sections of the A1237 or by creating a new ring road relief route, the city's top councillor has said.’
  • 78) ‘It believes dualling the A40 will stimulate economic growth in the region, and that this will in turn benefit the rest of the country.’
  • 79) ‘Our attention now moves to the compelling case for dualling the A64.’
  • 80) ‘We have to grasp like a nettle the fact that the A64 needs to be dualled right through from York to Scarborough.’
  • 81) ‘I concluded, and the cabinet supported me, that a third access off Canvey was a better proposal than adopting the other request to dual Canvey Way.’
  • 82) ‘Campaigners will step up their fight to dual the A120 after reflecting on alarming new figures.’
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