triplexes

triplex

[trip-leks, trahy-pleks]
adjective
1.
threefold; triple.
noun
2.
something triple.
3.
Music. triple time.
4.
an apartment having three floors.
5.
a multiplex of three theaters or movie houses.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin triplex (stem triplic-) threefold, equivalent to tri- tri- + -plex -plex

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triplex (ˈtrɪplɛks)
 
adj
a less common word for triple
 
[C17: from Latin: threefold, from tri- + -plex-fold]

Triplex (ˈtrɪplɛks)
 
n
(Brit) trademark a laminated safety glass, as used in car windows

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