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Meaning of TRINE

Pronunciation:  trIn

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

TRINE is a 5 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: 3, deuce-ace, III, leash, tercet, ternary, ternion, terzetto, three, threesome, tierce, trey, triad, trinity, trio, triplet, troika
 See Also: digit, figure



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Trine\, a. [See {Trinal}.]
    Threefold; triple; as, trine dimensions, or length, breadth,
    and thickness.
  2. \Trine\, n. [F. trine, trin. See {Trinal}.]
    1. (Astrol.) The aspect of planets distant from each other
       120 degrees, or one third of the zodiac; trigon.
             In sextile, square, and trine.        --Milton.
    2. A triad; trinity. [R.]
             A single trine of brazen tortoises.   --Mrs.
             Eternal One, Almighty Trine!          --Keble.
  3. \Trine\, v. t.
    To put in the aspect of a trine. [R.]
          By fortune he [Saturn] was now to Venus trined.