What does triplicate mean?

Definitions for triplicateˈtrɪp lɪ kɪt, -ˌkeɪt; -ˌkeɪt

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. triplicate(verb)

    one of three copies; any of three things that correspond to one another exactly

  2. triplicate(verb)

    reproduce threefold

    "triplicate the letter for the committee"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Triplicate(verb)

    made thrice as much; threefold; tripled

  2. Triplicate(noun)

    a third thing corresponding to two others of the same kind


  1. Triplicate

    Triplicate is an album by jazz bassist Dave Holland released on the ECM label in 1988. It was the first album to be released by Dave Holland following the dissolving of his first working quintet that had featured Steve Coleman, Robin Eubanks, Kenny Wheeler and Marvin "Smitty" Smith. Coleman was the sole member to be remain for this session while the drum chair was filled by Jack DeJohnette, who had worked extensively with Holland in the bands of Miles Davis, Chick Corea and Gateway.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of triplicate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of triplicate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hillary Clinton:

    I have my birth certificate ready, in triplicate.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    I do hold him responsible. I think if you go back several months, he has been building this incitement, i have my birth certificate ready, in triplicate.

  3. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    The 1976 Bicentennial is not going to be invented in Washington, printed in triplicate by the Government Printing Office and mailed to you by the United States Postal Service.

Images & Illustrations of triplicate

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Translations for triplicate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • triarachIrish
  • potroić, wykonać w trzech egzemplarzach, trzecia kopiaPolish

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