from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Being three in one. Used especially of the Christian Trinity.
- n. A trinity.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Threefold, having three components that are both separate and united; said especially of the Trinity of Christian doctrine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Being three in one; -- an epithet used to express the unity of a trinity of persons in the Godhead.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Three in one.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. being three in one; used especially of the Christian Trinity
Middle Ages been known as the triune kingdom of Croatia, Slavonia, and
He described Saturn as "triune" in form, mistaking the rings for a planet straddled by two close moons.
The Trinity, as commonly accepted, Mrs. Eddy denies, though she seems to admit a kind of triune nature in God by saying over and over again that he is "Love, Truth, and Life."
It is abundantly clear that we have no need to maintain a “strategic triad”—missiles, bombers, and submarines—and an army of nuclear strategists to worship at the triune perfection of the “nuclear triad.”
"If a soldier wants to pray with me, I make it clear that yes, I'm a Protestant and I approach life from the perspective of a triune God, but I will pray with them no matter what their tradition," says Sampson.
Join me, won't you, for one more trip around the triune block!
Rather, I'm saying that we need to recapture an earlier spirit which the New Testament and the primitive Roman liturgy stress, namely, God's work of Redemption as the best clue to the triune God who acts behind it.
What is valuable about the triune brain idea is that it reminds us that there are some aspects of our emotional functioning that we share with reptiles, some broadly with mammals, especially primates, and some with only humans.
He also paid tribute (the references in the ballet are numerous and witty, both subtle and obvious) to the glorious works that were, and remain, its legendary triune: "Giselle" (1841), "Swan Lake" (1877) and "The Sleeping Beauty" (1890).
The severed mind can help us to the idea of God, and the severed body can provide us with a sensation of His touch; but the noetic center of a healed, triune person offers something more lasting and more satisfying than either: felt knowledge of His love and ceaseless communication with His constant presence.
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