What does triceps mean?

Definitions for tricepsˈtraɪ sɛps; -sɛp sɪz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word triceps.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. triceps(noun)

    any skeletal muscle having three origins (but especially the triceps brachii)


  1. triceps(Noun)

    Any muscle having three heads.

  2. triceps(Noun)

    Specifically, the triceps brachii.

  3. Origin: From triceps, from tres + caput.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Triceps(noun)

    a muscle having three heads; specif., the great extensor of the forearm, arising by three heads and inserted into the olecranon at the elbow

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Triceps

    trī′seps, adj. three-headed.—Also Tricip′ital. [L., tres, three, caput, head.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of triceps in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of triceps in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Katrina Scott:

    This is working the upper and lower abs, the booty, the tops of the thighs and the triceps when you sit up.

  2. Katrina Scott:

    So you’re working your triceps, your chest, your core, your abs, your shoulders, and your back. It’s really amazing.

  3. Courtney Paul:

    You’ll feel this move in your legs, lower body, abs, core and shoulders, and then you’ll fire up the triceps and chest during the push-ups, it’ll burn, but it’s only 60 seconds. You can do anything for 60 seconds.

Images & Illustrations of triceps

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