triplet

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

PIE word
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From triple +‎ -et, q.v.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɹɪplət/
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English numbers (edit)
[a], [b], [c] ←  2 3 4  → 
    Cardinal: three
    Ordinal: third
    Latinate ordinal: tertiary
    Adverbial: three times, thrice
    Multiplier: threefold
    Latinate multiplier: triple
    Distributive: triply
    Collective: threesome
    Greek or Latinate collective: triad
    Greek collective prefix: tri-
    Latinate collective prefix: tri-
    Multiuse collective: triplet
    Fractional: third
    Greek prefix: trito-
    Number of musicians: trio, triplet

NounEdit

triplet (plural triplets)

  1. A set of three, particularly
    Coordinate terms: singlet, couplet, quadruplet, tetraplet, quintuplet, pentuplet, sextuplet, septuplet, octuplet, nonuplet, decuplet, centuplet, multiplet
    1. (music) A group of three notes played or written where two notes would ordinarily be; a form of tuplet.
    2. (physics) A triquark.
    3. (physics) A quantum state with three allowed projections for the spin.
    4. A constructed gem consisting of a thin slice of natural opal sandwiched between a clear glass or quartz top and a synthetic or stone backing that enhances the colour of the opal.
  2. One of a group of three, particularly
    1. One of a group of three siblings born at the same time to the same mother.

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See alsoEdit

Coefficient 1 2 3 4 5
Noun single double triple quadruple quintuple / pentuple
Result singlet doublet / twin triplet quadruplet quintuplet / pentuplet
Coefficient 6 7 8 9 10
Noun sextuple / hextuple septuple / heptuple octuple nonuple decuple
Result sextuplet / hextuplet septuplet / heptuplet octuplet nonuplet decuplet
Coefficient 11 12 13 100 many
Noun undecuple / hendecuple duodecuple tredecuple centuple multiple
Result undecuplet / hendecuplet duodecuplet tredecuplet centuplet multiplet

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

triple +‎ -et

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

triplet m (plural triplets)

  1. (mathematics, biology, architecture) triplet, group of three things

Further readingEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French triplet.

NounEdit

triplet m (plural tripleți)

  1. triplet (each one of the three beings resulting from the same pregnancy)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

triplet n (plural tripleturi)

  1. triplet (set of three)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

triplet n (plural triplete)

  1. triplet

DeclensionEdit