doublet n : a man's close-fitting jacket; worn during the Renaissance
- a man’s close-fitting jacket, with or without sleeves. Men in Europe wore doublets from the 1400s to the 1600s.
- a pair of two similar or equal things; couple.
- one of two or more different words in a language derived from the same origin but coming by different routes.
- An imitation gem made of two pieces of glass or crystal with a layer of color between them.
- printing US A word or phrase set a second time by mistake.
- A quantum state of a system with a spin of 1/2, such that there are two allowed values of the spin component, -1/2 and +1/2.
Quotations*1602 : Hamlet by William Shakespeare, act 2 scene 1 line 75
- Lord Hamlet, with his doublet all unbraced,
article of men's clothing
- Spanish: jubón
Doublet may refer to:
- Doublet (clothing), a man's snug-fitting buttoned jacket that was worn from the late 14th century to the mid 17th century
- Doublet (lapidary), an assembled gem composed in two sections, such as a garnet overlaying green glass
- Doublet (lens), a type of lens, made up of two stacked layers with different refractive indices
- Doublet (linguistics), one of two or more words of the same language that come from the same root
- Doublet (physics), a quantum state of a system with a spin of 1/2
- Pierre Jean Louis Ovide Doublet (1749 - 1824), a politician and writer from France
- Word ladder or "Doublets", a word game invented by Lewis Carroll
- A derivative of the Dirac delta function
- In textual criticism, two different narrative accounts of the same actual event
- Dimeresia howellii, a tiny flowering plant.
doublet in French: Doublet