from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The quality or condition of being triple.
- n. A group or set of three.
- n. In astrology, one of four groups of the zodiac, each consisting of three signs separated from each other by 120°. Also called trigon.
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- n. The quality or state of being triple or threefold; trebleness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being triple, or threefold; trebleness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being triple or threefold; trebleness; threefoldness.
- n. A trinity; a triad.
- n. In astrology, the division of the signs according to the number of the elements; also, each division so formed, consisting of three signs. Every planet governs some triplicity, either by night or by day. See trigon, 2.
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- n. the property of being triple
- n. (astrology) one of four groups of the zodiac where each group consists of three signs separated from each other by 120 degrees
He apologizes for it; he defends it; for the triplicity is a symbol of godhead, and it means that God is the origin of all life.
Hey Artnews, I seem to have a comment triplicity going down - can you fix it up at your end - Jafagirl must think I am duplicitous - she left me a note on my blog asking why I deleted a post.
The imagined triplicity may have consisted of (1) a seemingly concrete agent "me" who hoped to gain security by grasping at, avoiding, or drowning in (2) a seemingly concrete activity directed at (3) a seemingly concrete object.
Since looking at ourselves in a mirror or at pictures from our past often supports a feeling of dualism, which then provides a foundation for feeling a triplicity, we work without props.
Alternatively, the triplicity may have comprised (1) a seemingly concrete recipient or object "me" who hoped to gain security by grasping at, avoiding, or drowning in (2) a seemingly concrete activity performed by (3) a seemingly concrete agent.
Bob Piper meanwhile wonders at the duplicity and triplicity of the Tories who are now calling for a referendum, having always opposed the same opportunity on far greater changes.
I'm sorry about the above unintentional triplicity.
Miss Tickle and Kasey are right about different personas and what I suspect is your triplicity if you count work.
Again, for the degrees and comparative nature of good, they have also excellently handled it in their triplicity of good, in the comparisons between a contemplative and an active life, in the distinction between virtue with reluctation and virtue secured, in their encounters between honesty and profit, in their balancing of virtue with virtue, and the like; so as this part deserveth to be reported for excellently laboured.
And the more, because there is met in your Majesty a rare conjunction, as well of divine and sacred literature as of profane and human; so as your Majesty standeth invested of that triplicity, which in great veneration was ascribed to the ancient