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three-ply

(thrē′plī′)
adj.
Consisting of three layers or strands.
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three-ply

adj
1. having three layers or thicknesses
2. (Knitting & Sewing)
a. (of knitting wool, etc) three-stranded
b. (as noun): the sweater was knitted in three-ply.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.three-ply - having a thickness made up of three layers or strands; "three-ply cloth"; "three-ply yarn"
thick - not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions; "an inch thick"; "a thick board"; "a thick sandwich"; "spread a thick layer of butter"; "thick coating of dust"; "thick warm blankets"
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Translations

three-ply

[ˈθriːplaɪ] ADJ [wool] → triple, de tres hebras, de tres cabos; [wood, tissue paper] → de tres capas
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

three-ply

[ˌθriːˈplaɪ] adj (wood) → a tre strati; (wool) → a tre capi, a tre fili
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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