What does triple mean?

Definitions for triple
ˈtrɪp əltriple

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. triple, three-base hit, three-baggernoun

    a base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base

  2. trio, triad, triplet, triplenoun

    a set of three similar things considered as a unit

  3. tripleadjective

    a quantity that is three times as great as another

  4. ternary, treble, triple, triplexadjective

    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"

  5. treble, threefold, three-fold, tripleverb

    three times as great or many

    "a claim for treble (or triple) damages"; "a threefold increase"

  6. triple, trebleverb

    increase threefold

    "Triple your income!"

  7. tripleverb

    hit a three-base hit

Wiktionary

  1. triplenoun

    A drink with three portions of alcohol.

    I've had a hard day, make that a triple.

  2. triplenoun

    A hamburger with three patties.

    I'd like a triple with cheese.

  3. triplenoun

    A three-base hit

    The shortstop hit a triple to lead off the ninth.

  4. triplenoun

    A takeout shot in which three stones are removed from play.

  5. triplenoun

    A sequence of three elements or 3-tuple.

  6. tripleverb

    To multiply by three

    The company tripled their earnings per share over last quarter.

  7. tripleverb

    To get a three-base hit

    The batter tripled into the gap.

  8. tripleverb

    To become three times as large

    Our earnings have tripled in the last year.

  9. tripleadjective

    Made up of three related elements, often matching

    The triple markings on this vase are quite unique.

  10. tripleadjective

    Three times the quantity

    Give me a triple serving of mashed potatoes.

  11. tripleadjective

    Designed for three users

    a triple room

  12. tripleadjective

    Folded in three; composed of three layers

  13. tripleadjective

    Having three aspects; very ambiguous.

    a triple meaning

  14. tripleadjective

    Of time, three times as fast as very fast.

  15. Etymology: from triplus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tripleadjective

    consisting of three united; multiplied by three; threefold; as, a triple knot; a triple tie

  2. Tripleadjective

    three times repeated; treble. See Treble

  3. Tripleadjective

    one of three; third

  4. Tripleadjective

    to make threefold, or thrice as much or as many; to treble; as, to triple the tax on coffee

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Triple

    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-plustri-, tres, three, -plus, akin to Eng. -fold.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of triple in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of triple in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of triple in a Sentence

  1. Gianluca Preziosa:

    Usually we produce 160 machines a month. The goal is to produce 2,000 in four months, so more than triple our monthly production.

  2. Iwao Matsumoto:

    We had invested in U.S., core European and Australian bonds but this year we want to expand into debt of countries at the periphery of these core regions rated triple B or above.

  3. Mike Repole:

    Justify is a super horse. He is a Triple Crown winner and he’s undefeated, but I can see the stewards looking into this over the next couple of days. I probably expect them to look into reckless riding by Florent and bring him in to question him about what he was thinking and what his tactics were.

  4. Jonathan Alpert:

    I think the fat-shaming is more evidence of that. You have people who are essentially making fun of the president’s weight... I think there is a double-standard, or maybe it’s a triple-standard because typically men are n’t fat shamed.

  5. Brian Kilmeade:

    If something is 90 percent successful its going to be a failure. If the 10 percent causes some sort of outbreak among the participants and also if theres a public perception that somehow sports is getting preferential treatment when other people within society need it as much or more thats a public relations nightmare. I think that baseball faces a different circumstance because even playing half-a-season involves so many more games. What basketball and hockey are looking at, if theyre able, is some kind of playoff thing that starts right away. Just start the playoffs based on where the regular season left off and get it over with. Major League Baseball, to have any kind of valid season leading into the playoffs, have to play 80 games or so. JIM GRAY SAYS HES BUYING STOCK IN BRADY-GRONK BUCS, MLB NEUTRAL SITE PLAN NOT REALISTIC AT ALL Costas said that for baseball to have that type of season, its going to involve a lot more than just quarantining 750 players, their families, managers and more. A plan would have to include the people whodont get the backpage headlines. Not only would you have to quarantine them and the umpires and other officials, but what about the guy who picks up the towels in the locker room ? What about the guy who drives the bus or turns on the lights at the stadium even without fans ? Theres a lot of pitfalls here. People are going to get hurt and go on the injured list. What about Triple-A ? Theyre not playing minor league baseball. Whatre you gon na do ? You gon na quarantine 10 or 12 guys per team just in case somebody is hurt ? Theres a lot of things that can fall through the cracks here even with the best intentions and the best practices, he said. Costas also pondered how fans would be able to return to the ballparks and what social-distancing measures would be taken to keep fans from doing normal things. RED SOX CEO BELIEVES ALEX CORA WILL MANAGE AGAIN EVEN AFTER CHEATING-SCANDAL SUSPENSION [ A ] 90 or 95 percent is a good grade on most tests, it wouldnt be the right grade on this test, and think about it. Lets say you have 10,000 fans at the game and theyre socially distancing the seats, how are you gon na get them through the turnstiles in a socially distanced way and still start the game on time ?

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