trigram

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Etymology[edit]

tri- +‎ -gram; literally, three marks

Noun[edit]

trigram (plural trigrams)

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  1. In Chinese Taoism, a symbol composed of three marks each of two types (creating 8 possible symbols) which are used for philosophical discussion and divination (fortunetelling).
  2. A trigraph.
  3. (linguistics) a special case of the n-gram where n is 3, used in natural language processing for doing statistical analysis of texts

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