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trig 1

 (trĭg)
adj.
Smart and trim, as in appearance; neat: a trig beard.
tr.v. trigged, trig·ging, trigs
To make trim or neat, especially in dress: "Loudon even trigged himself up in camel-colored topcoat and snap-brim hat" (Ivan Doig).

[Middle English, true, from Old Norse tryggr, loyal, true; see deru- in Indo-European roots.]

trig′ly adv.
trig′ness n.

trig 2

 (trĭg)
tr.v. trigged, trig·ging, trigs
To stop (a wheel) from rolling, as with a wedge.

[Perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse tryggr, firm; see trig1.]

trig 3

 (trĭg) Informal
n.
Trigonometry.

trig

(trɪɡ)
adj
neat or spruce
vb, trigs, trigging or trigged
to make or become trim or spruce
[C12 (originally: trusty): of Scandinavian origin; related to Old Norse tryggr true]
ˈtrigly adv
ˈtrigness n

trig

(trɪɡ)
n
(Tools) a wedge or prop
vb (tr) , trigs, trigging or trigged
1. to block or stop
2. to prop or support
[C16: probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse tryggja to make secure; see trig1]

trig1

(trɪg)

n.
trigonometry.
[1895–1905; by shortening]

trig2

(trɪg)

adj. Chiefly Brit.
1. neat; spruce.
2. sound; well.
[1505–15; Middle English trigg true, trusty < Old Norse tryggr loyal, safe, c. Gothic triggws faithful]

trig.

1. trigonometric.
2. trigonometrical.
3. trigonometry.

trig


Past participle: trigged
Gerund: trigging

Imperative
trig
trig
Present
I trig
you trig
he/she/it trigs
we trig
you trig
they trig
Preterite
I trigged
you trigged
he/she/it trigged
we trigged
you trigged
they trigged
Present Continuous
I am trigging
you are trigging
he/she/it is trigging
we are trigging
you are trigging
they are trigging
Present Perfect
I have trigged
you have trigged
he/she/it has trigged
we have trigged
you have trigged
they have trigged
Past Continuous
I was trigging
you were trigging
he/she/it was trigging
we were trigging
you were trigging
they were trigging
Past Perfect
I had trigged
you had trigged
he/she/it had trigged
we had trigged
you had trigged
they had trigged
Future
I will trig
you will trig
he/she/it will trig
we will trig
you will trig
they will trig
Future Perfect
I will have trigged
you will have trigged
he/she/it will have trigged
we will have trigged
you will have trigged
they will have trigged
Future Continuous
I will be trigging
you will be trigging
he/she/it will be trigging
we will be trigging
you will be trigging
they will be trigging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been trigging
you have been trigging
he/she/it has been trigging
we have been trigging
you have been trigging
they have been trigging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been trigging
you will have been trigging
he/she/it will have been trigging
we will have been trigging
you will have been trigging
they will have been trigging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been trigging
you had been trigging
he/she/it had been trigging
we had been trigging
you had been trigging
they had been trigging
Conditional
I would trig
you would trig
he/she/it would trig
we would trig
you would trig
they would trig
Past Conditional
I would have trigged
you would have trigged
he/she/it would have trigged
we would have trigged
you would have trigged
they would have trigged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trig - the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functionstrig - the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
pure mathematics - the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness
spherical trigonometry - (mathematics) the trigonometry of spherical triangles
triangulation - a trigonometric method of determining the position of a fixed point from the angles to it from two fixed points a known distance apart; useful in navigation
Adj.1.trig - neat and smart in appearance; "a clean-cut and well-bred young man"; "the trig corporal in his jaunty cap"; "a trim beard"
tidy - marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits; "a tidy person"; "a tidy house"; "a tidy mind"

trig

adjective
1. Being or in accordance with the current fashion:
Informal: classy, in, sharp, snappy, swish, tony, trendy.
Slang: with-it.
2. In good order or clean condition:
Chiefly British: tight.
verb
To make neat and trim; make presentable.Also used with out:
clean (up), freshen (up), groom, neaten (up), slick up, spruce (up), tidy (up), trim.
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