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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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The circuit is known as voltage doubler since output voltage is double than the input voltage.
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I would like to offer a few very unpleasant doublers. Local Poet takes some beating.
The model 12DBL0409 is a GaAs MMIC two-stage doubler that can be used to drive fundamental mixer devices.
Doubler. (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2003.
Closing With the Enemy: How the GIs Fought the War in Europe, 1944-1945 by Michael Doubler (Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 1994), 354 pages, $21, ISBN 0-7006-0744-7
Earlier investigations suggested that the crash was caused by metal fatigue, after the discovery of scratches and a 15-inch crack under a doubler that had been attached to the aircraft after its tail hit a runway in 1980.
THIS week's dry slap is a doubler - and there is no more deserving pair than the ever-more irritating George Best and his equally grating air-head wife Alex.