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Triplet definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TRIP'LET, n. [from triple.] Three of a kind, or three united.
1. In poetry, three verses rhyming together.
2. In music, three notes sung or played in the time of two.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one [syn: three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce- ace]
2: one of three offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy
3: a set of three similar things considered as a unit [syn: trio, triad, triplet, triple]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: 2triple Date: 1656 1. a unit of three lines of verse 2. a. a combination, set, or group of three b. a group of three elementary particles (as positive, negative, and neutral pions) with different charge states but otherwise similar properties c. an atom or molecule with an even number of electrons that have a net magnetic moment d. codon 3. one of three children or offspring born at one birth 4. a group of three musical notes or tones performed in the time of two of the same value

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 each of three children or animals born at one birth. 2 a set of three things, esp. of equal notes played in the time of two or of verses rhyming together. Etymology: TRIPLE + -ET(1), after doublet

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Triplet Trip"let, n. [From Triple.] 1. A collection or combination of three of a kind; three united. 2. (Poetry) Three verses rhyming together. 3. (Mus.) A group of three notes sung or played in the tree of two. 4. pl. Three children or offspring born at one birth.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(triplets) Triplets are three children born at the same time to the same mother. N-COUNT: usu pl

Moby Thesaurus

Spenserian stanza, accidental, andante tempo, antistrophe, beat, book, breve, burden, canto, chorus, clover, compound time, couplet, crotchet, demisemiquaver, deuce-ace, distich, dominant, dominant note, double whole note, duple time, eighth note, enharmonic, enharmonic note, envoi, epode, flat, half note, hemidemisemiquaver, heptastich, hexastich, largo, leash, line, march tempo, measure, minim, mixed times, monostich, musical note, natural, note, octastich, octave, octet, ottava rima, patent note, pentastich, presto, quarter note, quatrain, quaver, rag, ragtime, refrain, report, responding note, rhyme royal, rubato, semibreve, semiquaver, septet, sestet, set of three, sextet, sextuple time, shamrock, shaped note, sharp, simple time, sixteenth note, sixty-fourth note, spiccato, staccato, stanza, stave, strain, strophe, sustained note, syllable, syncopation, syncope, tempo, tempo rubato, tercet, ternary, ternion, terza rima, terzetto, tetrastich, thirty-second note, three, three-quarter time, threesome, tierce, time, time pattern, timing, tone, trefoil, trey, triad, trialogue, triangle, tricorn, trident, triennium, trihedron, trilogy, trimester, trine, trinity, trinomial, trio, triphthong, triple crown, triple threat, triple time, triplopy, tripod, triptych, trireme, triseme, triskelion, tristich, trisul, triumvirate, triunity, trivet, troika, two-four time, verse, waltz time, whole note




 


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