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Definition of Triple

Triple

  1. Consisting of three united; multiplied by three; threefold; as, a triple knot; a triple tie.
  2. Three times repeated; treble. See Treble.
  3. One of three; third.
  4. To make threefold, or thrice as much or as many; to treble; as, to triple the tax on coffee.

Triple Quotations

A stockbroker urged me to buy a stock that would triple its value every year. I told him, 'At my age, I don't even buy green bananas.'
Claude Pepper

Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.
Barry Switzer

The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them.
Hank Aaron

I didn't want to be short. I've tried to pretend that being a short guy didn't matter. I tried to make up for being short by affecting a strut, by adopting the voice of a much bigger man, by spending more money than I made, by tipping double or triple at bars and restaurants, by dating tall, beautiful women.
Mickey Rooney

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is continually reviewing its safety plan for the 100-plus operating civilian nuclear reactors in the United States. And when those plants were put into operation, they were required to have double and triple redundant safety systems.
Joe Barton
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Triple Translations

triple in Dutch is drievoudig, driedubbel
triple in German is verdreifachen, dreimalig, dreifach
triple in Portuguese is triplicar-se
triple in Swedish is tredubbel
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