trine

trine

[trahyn]
adjective
1.
threefold; triple.
2.
Astrology. of or pertaining to the trigon aspect of two planets distant from each other 120°, or the third part of the zodiac.
noun
3.
a set or group of three; triad.
4.
(initial capital letter) the Trinity.
5.
Astrology. a trine aspect of two planets, indicative of ease and accomplishment.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English: threefold (< Old French trin(e)) < Latin trīnus, singular of trīnī by threes (see trinary)

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trine (traɪn)
 
n
1.  astrology conjunction opposition Compare square an aspect of 120° between two planets, an orb of 8° being allowed
2.  anything comprising three parts
 
adj
3.  of or relating to a trine
4.  threefold; triple
 
[C14: from Old French trin, from Latin trīnus triple, from trēs three]
 
'trinal
 
adj

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