Definitions

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  • n. triathlon

Etymologies

Shortening. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Spent some time talking about the challenges that our military members, particularly the dependents, face with the change in the medical system -- what we call tri-care, where the metamorphosis of what used to be in our military medical system is changed now to where we have clinics on bases and basically out-source medical care to the communities, which is coming along, but it is a dramatic change for our military members and something of great concern, as you can well imagine, to the dependents of those air crew members and support personnel out there -- talking about, well, my wife is really concerned and my kids don't get the care they used to get.

    Press Briefing By Lt General Ronald Marcotte

  • It is pretty clear that the taxpayers and transit riders could stand to benefit from some levels of privatization in tri-met because it is so incredibly inefficient as currently delivered.

    Semi-private (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • Sirloin tri tip roasts are the traditional cut cooked in Santa Maria, but this caterer used beef ribs.

    You gonna eat that? Random musings on food and life in Orange County, California » 2006 » April

  • To label tri - cameral parliamentarians ANC MPs is not only naughty but is also politically disingenuous.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The expression tri-corporate, by which the illustrious Florentine designated the appearance of the planet, implied even a totally erroneous idea of its structure.

    Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men

  • What do I call the tri-meats that you buy that usually goes in meatloaf?

    Yahoo! Answers: Latest Questions

  • We’re talking absolutely mouth-watering, juicy, perfectly seasoned sirloin tri tip that will have you thinking you’re in Wolfgang’s or Peter Luger.

    Tri Tip Grill Menu Revealed; Opening in April | Midtown Lunch - Finding Lunch in the Food Wasteland of NYC's Midtown Manhattan

  • It’s one thing to have an adventure, it’s quite another when you’re doing it in tri shorts.

    Shanghai – New Asia Hotel

  • To raise the funds, Brockwell cleans out his anti-capitalist collective's war chest, fills his pockets with drugs and takes leave of his squat: "an early twenty-first English household – which is to say a tri-sexual household of unparented narcissists where, in the twenty minutes I was there, cash and products were transacted four ways to a sum of four hundred pounds, and no fewer than five laws were broken".

    Lights Out in Wonderland by DBC Pierre

  • As the Herald reports Dreyfus knew that many of the weapons from the so-called tri-border area between Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina were reaching Rio drug gangs.

    Collateral Damage?

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