Triple, a doublet of `treble` or `threefold` (from Latin triplus, `triple`; cf. `double` from duplus), is used in several contexts: ==Sports== ==Places== ==Transportation== ==Science and technology== ==Other uses== ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triple
• (a.) Three times repeated; treble. See Treble. • (a.) To make threefold, or thrice as much or as many; to treble; as, to triple the tax on coffee. • (a.) Consisting of three united; multiplied by three; threefold; as, a triple knot; a triple tie. • (a.) One of three; third.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/triple/
(Also 'Treble') See 'Trifecta' above.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21627
(from the article `baseball`) ...base before the batter or any other runner gets there. There are four kinds of hits: the single, which allows the batter to reach first base; the ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/t/81
(or treble) The thin inner ring of the board, it usually counts for three times the number hit.Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_darts
1. Consisting of three united; multiplied by three; threefold; as, a triple knot; a triple tie. 'By thy triple shape as thou art seen.' (Dryden) ... 2. Three times repeated; treble. See Treble. ... 3. One of three; third. Triple crown, the crown, or tiara, of the pope. See Tiara. Triple-expansion steam engine, a compound steam engine in which the s...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
a set of three similar things considered as a unitFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
three-base hit noun
a base hit at which the batter stops safely at third baseFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
In baseball, a triple is the act of a batter safely reaching third base after hitting the ball, with neither the benefit of a fielder`s misplay (see error) nor another runner being put out on a fielder`s choice. Because a hit only counts as a triple without a fielding error or a fielder`s choice, triples have become somewhat rare...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triple_(baseball)
To make something three times as big.
Example: When she blew up the balloon it tripled in size.
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A cabin that will accommodate three passengersFound on http://www.smartertravel.com/cruise/faq/glossary.html
A group of three items. See also: Quartet, Sextuple, Triad.Found on http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/t/r/triple/source.html
A play in which the batter makes it safely to third base without stopping.Found on http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Entertainment/Baseball/
A Triple is a 3-cylinder motorcycle engine.Found on http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Technology/Motorcycle/
Three consecutive strikes.
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Three strikes in a row. (turkey)Found on http://www.bowlersparadise.com/help/glossary.shtml
triple 1. Threefold; consisting of three; treble. 2. Three times as many or as much.Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/1701/8
- a quantity that is three times as great as another 2. [n] - a base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base 3. [v] - hit a three-base hit, in baseball 4. [v] - increase threefoldFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=triple
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