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tripled


tri·ple  (trpl)
adj.
1. Consisting of three parts or members.
2. Three times as much in size, strength, number, or amount.
3. Music Having three beats to a measure.
n.
1. A number or quantity three times as great as another.
2. A group or set of three; a triad.
3. Baseball See three-base hit.
4. See trifecta.
v. tri·pled, tri·pling, tri·ples
v.tr.
To make three times as great in number or amount.
v.intr.
1. To be or become three times as great in number or amount.
2. Baseball To make a three-base hit.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin triplus (on the model of Greek triploos) : Latin tri-, three; see trei- in Indo-European roots + -plus, -fold; see pel-2 in Indo-European roots.]
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