HyperDic: trice

English > 3 senses of the word trice:
VERBcontacttrice, trice upraise with a line
contacttrice, trice uphoist up or in and lash or secure with a small rope
NOUNtimetrice, blink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second, twinkling, wink, New York minutea very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
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English > trice: 3 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningA very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat).
Synonymsblink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second, twinkling, wink, New York minute
Broadermoment, mo, minute, second, bitAn indefinitely short time
Spanishinstante, momento, parpadeo, periquete, santiamén, segundo
Catalanflash, instant, pensament, segon, tres i no res
English > trice: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningRaise with a line.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"trice a window shade"
Synonymtrice up
Broaderraise, lift, elevate, get up, bring upRaise from a lower to a higher position
English > trice: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaninghoist up or in and lash or secure with a small rope.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymtrice up
Broaderhoist, lift, windRaise or haul up with or as if with mechanical help

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