Double Fertilization

Science / Biology / Double Fertilization: A characteristic of angiosperms in which a pollen tube carries two sperm cells to the female gametophyte in the ovule. One sperm cell fuses with the egg cell and gives rise to a diploid embryo The other sperm cell fuses with the two polar cells to form a triploid cell that develops into the endosperm.

Other Words for Double

Double Adjective Synonyms: folded or doubled or bent over, overlapped, two-ply
Double Verb Synonyms: twofold, paired, coupled, duplicate(d), doubled
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Double Top

Business / Finance / Double Top: Government taxation of the same money twice; specifically, taxation of earnings at the corporate level and dividends at the stockholder level. MORE

Double Tide

Science / Tides and Currents / Double Tide: A double-headed tide, that is, a high water consisting of two maxima of nearly the same height separated by a relatively small depression, or a low water consisting of two minima separated by a relati MORE

Double Team

Entertainment / Basketball / Double Team: When two players from the same team move up to guard one offensive player it's called a double team. When two players cover an offensive player in a corner it's also known as a 'trap'. MORE

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