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trine (not comparable)
- Triple; threefold.
- (astrology) Denoting the aspect of two celestial bodies which are 120° apart.
- 1624, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy: […], 2nd edition, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 54573970, partition III, section 1, member 2, subsection 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 […]
trine (plural trines)
- A group of three things.
- (astrology) An aspect of two astrological bodies when 120° apart.
- (transitive, astrology) To put in the aspect of a trine.
- (obsolete, Britain, thieves' cant) To hang; To execute (someone) by suspension from the neck.
- (obsolete, Britain, thieves' cant) To go.
- Alternative form of
- “trine” in Francisco Quindalé, Diccionario gitano, Madrid: Oficina Tipográfica del Hospicio.
- plural of
- trine in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
- first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of trinar
- third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of trinar
- third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of trinar
- third-person singular (você) negative imperative of trinar