three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace(noun)
the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
trio, triad, triplet, triple(noun)
a set of three similar things considered as a unit
trio, threesome, triad, trinity(noun)
three people considered as a unit
common chord, triad(noun)
a three-note major or minor chord; a note and its third and fifth tones
A grouping of three
A chord consisting of a root tone, the tone two degrees higher, and the tone four degrees higher in a given scale.
on a CRT display, A group of three neighbouring phosphor dots, coloured green, red, and blue.
A collective term that describes many branches of the underground society based in Hong Kong.
Origin: From triad-, stem of trias, from τριάς; applied by British authorities to underground society in Hong Kong based on geometry of Chinese character.
a union of three; three objects treated as one; a ternary; a trinity; as, a triad of deities
a chord of three notes
the common chord, consisting of a tone with its third and fifth, with or without the octave
an element or radical whose valence is three
Triad refers to the many branches of Chinese transnational organized crime organizations based in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and also in countries with significant Chinese populations, such as the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Siam, the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
trī′ad, n. the union of three: a Welsh composition arranged in groups of three: an association of three kindred deities.—adj. Triad′ic.—n. Trī′adist, a composer of triads. [L. trias, triadis—Gr. trias, triados—treis, three.]
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The numerical value of TRIAD in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of TRIAD in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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First, let's explain to people at home... what the triad is.
There is no question that out of the three elements of the triad, the Minuteman missiles are at a stage now where they’re probably the most antiquated of the triad.
Female athlete triad is the female health consequence of low energy availability, the personality most apt to get into trouble is often a high commitment athlete who is willing to do whatever it takes to succeed.
Its current valuation implies the present tough environment lasts forever, that most supermarkets will make no money and Tesco will never grow its revenues again, to us, this seems like an unlikely triad of circumstances.
It has been my experience that coaches, parents, pediatricians and family practice physicians are not experienced in caring for athletes, and athletes themselves are not aware of the health risks unique to the triad for female athletes.
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