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(dŭb′l) [L. duplus, twofold]
Duplicate, or combining two qualities.
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Q. what is the cause for double vision

A. Double vision, or diplopia, as it's called, may be due to many conditions, including disorders of the muscles of the eye (extra-ocular muscles) and the nerves controlling them, disorders of the eye ball (enlarged eyeball as in Graves' ), and sometimes disorders of vision.

Diplopia may manifest important conditions, so consulting a doctor (e.g. neurologist or ophthalmologist) may be wise.

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Q. I have fibromyalgia and am having terrible vision problems...double, blurred, feel off blance.Is this common?

A. Blurry vision is not a usual symptom in fibromyalgia. If you are experiencing this on a permenant basis you should see a doctor- either a neurologist or an ophthalmologist to rule out other vision conditions that might be causing this.

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'So ang plano namin, ang counter proposal namin is to work double time (So our plan is to work double time),' he said.
Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation boss Liam Doran said: "The main concessions we won are double time and premium pay."
I did see a gully sucker cleaning the drains on the Ryton and Crawcrook bypass two Sundays ago (I suppose that cost double time for the workers).
The company has now reinstated double time working until January 17 but members of the transport authority fear problems could occur in the following week.
Her idea would have been to pay the refuse collectors double time on a Sunday to catch up with the bin emptying; in other words reward them for striking.
Secondly, it seems to be that time in lieu should be provided at double time as would be the case if we were being paid the hours of duty, for example, four hours overtime equates to eight hours time in lieu.
Double time at Ascot for Nigel Twiston-Davies and Carl Llewellyn as they win the two big races, with Sweet Duke taking the Long Walk Hurdle by two lengths from Burgoyne, ridden by Peter Niven, and Young Hustler convincingly too good for Latent Talent, ridden by Mark Richards for Simon Sherwood, in the Betterware Cup.
If they have to work, they should be given a choice between being paid double time,or normal time plus a day's paid holiday in lieu.
In one case, a security guard who was paid pounds 2.20 an hour for a 91-hour week was sacked when he asked for double time for working on Christmas Day.
Price Waterhouse say he would have had to work 2,600 hours at double time - or 14 hours a day, seven days a week - to earn that amount.
Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde on Saturday said the PNP will work 'double time' to recover the multi-billion worth of shabu that was smuggled in August through the Manila International Container Port (MICP).