HyperDic: ternary

English > 2 senses of the word ternary:
ADJECTIVEallternary, treble, triple, triplexhaving three units or components or elements
NOUNquantityternary, three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-acethe cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
English > ternary: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving three units or components or elements.
Example"a ternary operation"
Synonymstreble, triple, triplex
BroadermultipleHaving or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual
Spanishternario, triple
Catalanternari, triple
English > ternary: 2 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningThe cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one.
Synonymsthree, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace
Broaderdigit, figureOne of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
Spanish3, terceto, ternion, tres, trey, trío, troika
Catalan3, tercer, tercet, ternion, tres, trey, trio, troica

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