American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Composed of three parts; threefold; triple.
- adj. Having three apartments, divisions, or floors: a triplex apartment building; a triplex cinema.
- n. Something, such as an apartment building, that is triplex: We live in a triplex.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Three-fold; triple; specifically, having three elements or working parts: used of pulleys with three sheaves, of pumps with three plungers, of steam-engines with three cylinders, etc.
- n. Triple time in music.
- adj. Having three parts; triple or threefold.
- adj. architecture Having three floors or other divisions.
- n. A building with three apartments or divisions
- n. juggling throwing motion where three balls are thrown with one hand at the same time.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Mach.) Having three principal operative parts or motions, so as to produce a three-fold effect.
- adj. having three units or components or elements
- From Latin triplex. (Wiktionary)
- Latin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Now a new triplex is being constructed just across the street by West Hill Homes.”
“Also like The Hours, which reworked Virginia Woolf, this narrative triplex is built on a bookish foundation: the poetry and ontology of Walt Whitman.”
“But the pace of these sales—including a triplex loft on Prince Street that went for $25 million, and a three-bedroom apartment at 15 Central Park West that sold for $24.5 million—have been increasing, creating a sense of excitement in the market.”
“The last available unit, a roughly 3,400-square-foot triplex with four bedrooms, four bathrooms, a library, media room and chef's kitchen, just went into contract for an as-yet undisclosed amount, according to Reid Price , the managing director at Town, which marketed the property.”
“Rates generally start around $400 a night; four triplex suites command $20,000, Ms. Lefkowitz said.”
“Thrown by InStyle, this was at the home of Marty and Barbara Zweig, the triplex penthouse of the Pierre they purchased in 1999 for $21.5 million.”
“Property records show that they sold two of the other apartments, including a triplex on West 72nd Street for slightly more than they paid for them.”
“Carly Otness/BFA DJ Nick Cohen Ludlow Manor, Mr. Carl's latest foray into nightlife, is an over-the-top triplex space with a tapas restaurant on the ground floor and palm trees on the rooftop.”
“But now the first of five translucent duplex and triplex apartments in the building at 1055 Park Ave. has just gone into contract at what brokers say was a distressed price for the prime location — less than $1,850 a square foot.”
“Her parents even managed to screw over my mother from the grave: My grandfather had been a plumber, my grandmother a housewife, yet somehow they amassed more than three quarters of a million dollars—and their fully paid-off triplex was worth more than a million.”
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