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trip·let

 (trĭp′lĭt)
n.
1. A group or set of three of one kind.
2. One of three children born at one birth.
3. A group of three lines of verse.
4. Music A group of three notes having the time value of two notes of the same kind. Also called tercet.
5. Physics A multiplet with three components.
6. Genetics A unit of three successive nucleotides in a molecule of DNA or RNA that codes for a specific amino acid; a codon or anticodon.

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triplet

(ˈtrɪplɪt)
n
1. a group or set of three similar things
2. (Biology) one of three offspring born at one birth
3. (Music, other) music a group of three notes played in a time value of two, four, etc
4. (Chemistry) chem a state of a molecule or free radical in which there are two unpaired electrons
[C17: from triple, on the model of doublet]
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tri•plet

(ˈtrɪp lɪt)

n.
1. one of three children or offspring born at the same birth.
2. triplets, three offspring born at one birth.
3. any group or combination of three.
4. a group of three lines of verse, usu. rhyming.
5. a group of three musical notes to be performed in the same time of two notes of the same value.
6. a sequence of three nucleotides; a codon in messenger RNA and an anticodon in transfer RNA.
[1650–60]
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triplet

1. a stanza of three verses.
2. any set of three verses. See also music; numbers.
See also: Verse
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Triplet(s)

 a set of three; three children at a birth, 1787.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.triplet - the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and onetriplet - the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
digit, figure - one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits"
2.triplet - one of three offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancytriplet - one of three offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy
sib, sibling - a person's brother or sister
3.triplet - a set of three similar things considered as a unittriplet - a set of three similar things considered as a unit
trilogy - a set of three literary or dramatic works related in subject or theme
triplicity, trigon - (astrology) one of four groups of the zodiac where each group consists of three signs separated from each other by 120 degrees
set - a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
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triplet

noun threesome, triple, trio, trinity, trilogy, triad, triumvirate, trine, triune Goldsmith's triplet of rural virtues
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Translations
ثَلاثة تَوائِم
trojče
trilling
hármas iker
òríburi
trojča
trojček
üçüz teki

triplet

[ˈtrɪplɪt] N
1. (= person) → trillizo/a m/f, triate mf (Mex)
2. (Mus) → tresillo m
3. (Poetry) → terceto m
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triplet

n
(= baby)Drilling m
(Mus) → Triole f; (Poet) → Dreireim m
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triple

(ˈtripl) adjective
1. three times (as big, much etc as usual). He received triple wages for all his extra work; a triple whisky.
2. made up of three (parts etc). a triple agreement.
verb
to make or become three times as much, big etc; to treble. He tripled his income; His income tripled in ten years.
noun
three times the (usual) amount. If you work the bank holiday, you will be paid triple.
ˈtriplet (-lit) noun
one of three children or animals born at the same time to the same mother. She's just had triplets.
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triplet

n trillizo -za mf
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