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English Dictionary: Triple by the DICT Development Group
3 results for Triple
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
triple
adj
  1. having three units or components or elements; "a ternary operation"; "a treble row of red beads"; "overcrowding made triple sessions necessary"; "triple time has three beats per measure"; "triplex windows"
    Synonym(s): ternary, treble, triple, triplex
  2. three times as great or many; "a claim for treble (or triple) damages"; "a threefold increase"
    Synonym(s): treble, threefold, three-fold, triple
n
  1. a base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base
    Synonym(s): triple, three-base hit, three-bagger
  2. a set of three similar things considered as a unit
    Synonym(s): trio, triad, triplet, triple
  3. a quantity that is three times as great as another
v
  1. increase threefold; "Triple your income!" [syn: triple, treble]
  2. hit a three-base hit
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Triple \Tri"ple\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Tripled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Tripling}.] [Cf. F. tripler. See {Triple}, a.]
      To make threefold, or thrice as much or as many; to treble;
      as, to triple the tax on coffee.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Triple \Tri"ple\, a. [L. triplus; tri- (see {Tri-}) + -plus, as
      in duplus double: cf. F. triple. See {Double}, and cf.
      {Treble}.]
      1. Consisting of three united; multiplied by three;
            threefold; as, a triple knot; a triple tie.
  
                     By thy triple shape as thou art seen. --Dryden.
  
      2. Three times repeated; treble. See {Treble}.
  
      3. One of three; third. [Obs.] --Shak.
  
      {Triple crown}, the crown, or tiara, of the pope. See
            {Tiara}, 2.
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