|1.||a group or set of three similar things|
|2.||one of three offspring born at one birth|
|3.||music a group of three notes played in a time value of two, four, etc|
|4.||chem a state of a molecule or free radical in which there are two unpaired electrons|
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triplet trip·let (trĭp'lĭt)
Any of three children delivered at the same birth.
A set of three similar objects, such as a compound lens in a microscope formed of three planoconvex lenses.
A unit of three successive nucleotides in a DNA or RNA molecule that codes for a specific amino acid; a codon or anticodon.