triple, three-base hit, three-bagger(noun)
a base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base
trio, triad, triplet, triple(noun)
a set of three similar things considered as a unit
a quantity that is three times as great as another
ternary, treble, triple, triplex(adj)
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"
treble, threefold, three-fold, triple(verb)
three times as great or many
"a claim for treble (or triple) damages"; "a threefold increase"
"Triple your income!"
hit a three-base hit
A drink with three portions of alcohol.
I've had a hard day, make that a triple.
A hamburger with three patties.
I'd like a triple with cheese.
A three-base hit
The shortstop hit a triple to lead off the ninth.
A takeout shot in which three stones are removed from play.
A sequence of three elements or 3-tuple.
To multiply by three
The company tripled their earnings per share over last quarter.
To get a three-base hit
The batter tripled into the gap.
To become three times as large
Our earnings have tripled in the last year.
Made up of three related elements, often matching
The triple markings on this vase are quite unique.
Three times the quantity
Give me a triple serving of mashed potatoes.
Designed for three users
a triple room
Folded in three; composed of three layers
Having three aspects; very ambiguous.
a triple meaning
Of time, three times as fast as very fast.
Origin: from triplus.
consisting of three united; multiplied by three; threefold; as, a triple knot; a triple tie
three times repeated; treble. See Treble
one of three; third
to make threefold, or thrice as much or as many; to treble; as, to triple the tax on coffee
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
trip′l, adj. consisting of three united: three times repeated: (Shak.) third.—v.t. to treble.—adjs. Trip′le-crowned, having three crowns: wearing the triple crown, as the pope; Trip′le-head′ed, having three heads.—n. Trip′let, three of a kind, or three united: three lines rhyming together: (mus.) a group of three notes occupying the time of two, indicated by a slur and the figure 3: (coll.) one of three children born at one birth.—adj. Trip′le-turned (Shak.), three times faithless.—n. Trī′plex, triple time in music.—adj. Trip′licate, threefold: made thrice as much.—n. a third copy or thing corresponding to two others of the same kind.—v.t. to make threefold.—ns. Triplicā′tion, act of making threefold or adding three together; Triplic′ity, the state of being threefold: tripleness: (Spens.) a triad: (astrol.) the division of the signs according to the number of the elements.—adv. Trip′ly.—Triple Alliance, the league of England, Sweden, and the Netherlands formed against France in 1668: the alliance of Britain, France, and Holland against Spain in 1717: the alliance between Germany, Austria, and Italy, formed in 1883, and directed to check French or Russian aggression; Triple crown (her.), see Tiara; Triple time (mus.), time or rhythm of three beats, or of three times three beats, in a bar.—The Triple Event, winning the Oaks, St Leger, and Derby. [Fr.,—L. tri-plus—tri-, tres, three, -plus, akin to Eng. -fold.]
let rip, prelit
The numerical value of triple in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of triple in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Tito Fuentes is safe at second with a triple.
My guess it is that the actual number is double or triple that given.
That's the fourth extra base hit for the Padres -- two doubles and a triple.
Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.
We see market share upside as Bezeq levels up the playing field with HOT and starts offering triple-play (TV, phone and Internet).
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Translations for triple
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- batada triple, ternari, terna, triplicar, tripleCatalan, Valencian
- trojice, trojitý, ztrojnásobitCzech
- tair, triphlyg, triWelsh
- dreifach, verdreifachenGerman
- triple, triplicarSpanish
- kolminkertainen, kolmois-Finnish
- triple, triplerFrench
- triplo, triplicarGalician
- triplo, triplicareItalian
- tiga gandaMalay
- driedubbel, drievoudig, verdrievoudigenDutch
- тройной, троекратный, утроиться, утроенный, утроить, утраиваться, трёхместный, утраивать, трёхслойныйRussian
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