Definitions of dual:
- adjective: a grammatical number category referring to two items or units as opposed to one item (singular) or more than two items (plural)
Example: "Ancient Greek had the dual form but it has merged with the plural form in modern Greek"
- adjective: consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs
Example: "Dual controls for pilot and copilot"
- adjective: having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities
Example: "A double (or dual) role for an actor"
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