Definitions for Trigramˈtraɪ græm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tri•gramˈtraɪ græm(n.)

  1. any group or sequence of three adjacent letters or symbols.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trigram(noun)

    a word that is written with three letters in an alphabetic writing system


  1. trigram(Noun)

    In Chinese Taoism, a symbol composed of three marks each of two types (creating 8 possible symbols) which are used for philosophical discussion and divination (fortunetelling).

  2. trigram(Noun)

    A trigraph.

  3. trigram(Noun)

    a special case of the n-gram where n is 3, used in natural language processing for doing statistical analysis of texts

  4. Origin: * tri- + -gram literally, three marks

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trigram(noun)

    same as Trigraph


  1. Trigram

    Trigrams are a special case of the N-gram, where N is 3. They are often used in natural language processing for doing statistical analysis of texts.


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