Definition of Triples
1. Noun. (plural of triple) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of triple) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Triples
1. triple [v] - See also: triple
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triples
Literary usage of Triples
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Topics in the Geometric Theory of Integrable Mechanical Systems by Robert Hermann (1984)
"JACOBI triples DEFINED BY AUTOMORPHISMS OF LIE ALGEBRAS Following a suggestion by ... This way of defining Jacobi triples is especially natural because ..."
2. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1902)
"CARE OP triples. 33. Triple valves should be inspected and thoroughly cleaned and oiled at least once every six months. In cleaning the triple, ..."
3. The Marine Steam Engine: Its Construction, Action and Management. A Manual by Carl Busley (1902)
"3) According to their number of cylinders, triples may be classed as a) ... In three-cylinder triples, the steam on leaving the boiler does its work ..."
4. Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen's Magazine (1905)
"Duration of stop, 20.2 seconds. tion with new triple valves as with a twenty-pound reduction with old triples, thereby making it possible to operate ..."
5. The Marine Steam Engine, Its Construction, Action and Management: A Manual by Karl Busley (1902)
"According to their number of cylinders, triples may be classed as a) ... In three-cylinder triples, the steam on leaving the boiler does its work ..."
6. Steamships and Their Machinery from First to Last by John Wilton Cuninghame Haldane (1893)
"... Broken Shafts at sea—Artistic finish in Ships— Engine Turning Gear—Simple Method of altering Compound Engines into triples—Results from Practice. ..."
7. Civil and Mechanical Engineering: Popularly and Socially Considered by John Wilton Cuninghame Haldane (1890)
"... Forced Draught System—Latest types of Quadruple Engines—Turner's new two cylinder Compound Engines—Their performances compared with triples—Extended use ..."