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trine

 (trīn)
adj.
1. Threefold; triple.
2.
a. Of or relating to an astrologically favorable positioning of two celestial bodies 120° apart.
b. In astrology, situated 120° apart.
n.
1. A group of three.
2. In astrology, the aspect of two planets when 120° apart.
3. Trine Christianity See Trinity.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin trīnus, sing. of trīnī, three each; see trei- in Indo-European roots.]

trine

(traɪn)
n
1. (Astrology) astrology an aspect of 120° between two planets, an orb of 8° being allowed. Compare conjunction5, opposition9, square10
2. anything comprising three parts
adj
3. of or relating to a trine
4. threefold; triple
[C14: from Old French trin, from Latin trīnus triple, from trēs three]
ˈtrinal adj

trine

(traɪn)

adj.
1. threefold; triple.
2. Astrol. pertaining to the positive aspect of two of the zodiac planets distant from each other 120°.
n.
3. a set or group of three; triad.
4. (cap.) the Trinity.
[1350–1400; Middle English: threefold (< Old French trin(e)) < Latin trīnī by threes (see trinary)]

Trine

 three; triad; a favourable aspect of the planets.
Examples: trine of astrologers—Lipton, 1970; single trine of brass tortoises.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trine - the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and onetrine - 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"

trine

noun
A group of three individuals:
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