trine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French trin, from Latin trīnus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

trine (not comparable)

  1. Triple, threefold.
  2. (astrology) Denoting the aspect of two celestial bodies which are 120° apart.
    • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, III.1.2.ii:
      The physicians refer this to their temperament, astrologers to trine and sextile aspects, or opposite of their several ascendants, lords of their genitures, love and hatred of planets […].

Noun[edit]

trine (plural trines)

  1. A group of three things.
    • Elizabeth Browning
      A single trine of brazen tortoises.
  2. An aspect of two astrological bodies when 120° apart.

Verb[edit]

trine (third-person singular simple present trines, present participle trining, simple past and past participle trined)

  1. (transitive, astrology) To put in the aspect of a trine.
    • Dryden
      By fortune he [Saturn] was now to Venus trined.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

trine f

  1. plural form of trina

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

trīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of trīnus

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

trine

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of trinar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of trinar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of trinar.