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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

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

Diplomacy means all the wicked devices of the Old World, spheres of influence, balances of power, secret treaties, triple alliances, and, during the interim period, appeasement of Fascism.
Barbara Tuchman

Pop managers are fixed in the dramatic stock character repertoire too, ever since the first British pop film musical, Wolf Mankowitz's 'Expresso Bongo' of 1959, with Cliff Richard as Bongo Herbert and Laurence Harvey as his manager. The key components were cast as X parts gay, X parts Jewish and triple X opportunistic.
Peter York
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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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