Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search



From Latin ternio, from terni (three each). See tern (adjective).


ternion (plural ternions)

  1. The number three; three things together; a ternary or triplet.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bishop Hall to this entry?)

Related terms[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for ternion in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)