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1. A figure composed of three solid or interrupted parallel lines, especially as used in Chinese philosophy or divination according to the I Ching.
2. See trigraph.
tri′gram·mat′ic (-grə-măt′ĭk) adj.
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(Alternative Belief Systems) a figure made up of three whole or broken lines, used in Chinese divination
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any group or sequence of three adjacent letters or symbols.
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|Noun||1.||trigram - a word that is written with three letters in an alphabetic writing system|
written word - the written form of a word; "while the spoken word stands for something, the written word stands for something that stands for something"; "a craftsman of the written word"
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