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Webster 1913 Edition


Trine

Trine

,
Adj.
[See
Trinal
.]
Threefold; triple;
as,
trine
dimensions, or length, breadth, and thickness
.

Trine

,
Noun.
[F.
trine
,
trin
. See
Trinal
.]
1.
(Astrol.)
The aspect of planets distant from each other 120 degrees, or one third of the zodiac; trigon.
In sextile, square, and
trine
.
Milton.
2.
A triad; trinity.
[R.]
A single
trine
of brazen tortoises.
Mrs. Browning.
Eternal One, Almighty
Trine
!
Keble.

Trine

,
Verb.
T.
To put in the aspect of a trine.
[R.]
By fortune he [Saturn] was now to Venus
trined
.
Dryden.

Webster 1828 Edition


Trine

TRINE

,
Adj.
Threefold; as trine dimension, that is, length, breadth and thickness.

TRINE

,
Noun.
[supra.] In astrology, the aspect of planets distant from each other 120 degrees, forming the figure of a trigon or triangle.

TRINE

,
Verb.
T.
To put in the aspect of a trine.

Definition 2021


Trine

Trine

See also: trine, triné, and trinë

Danish

Proper noun

Trine

  1. A female given name, short form of Katrine ( =Catherine).

Norwegian

Proper noun

Trine

  1. A female given name of Danish origin.

trine

trine

See also: Trine, triné, and trinë

English

Adjective

trine (not comparable)

  1. Triple, threefold.
  2. (astrology) Denoting the aspect of two celestial bodies which are 120° apart.
    • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy, III.1.2.ii:
      The physicians refer this to their temperament, astrologers to trine and sextile aspects, or opposite of their several ascendants, lords of their genitures, love and hatred of planets […].

Noun

trine (plural trines)

  1. A group of three things.
    • Elizabeth Browning
      A single trine of brazen tortoises.
  2. An aspect of two astrological bodies when 120° apart.

Verb

trine (third-person singular simple present trines, present participle trining, simple past and past participle trined)

  1. (transitive, astrology) To put in the aspect of a trine.
    • Dryden
      By fortune he [Saturn] was now to Venus trined.
  2. (archaic, Britain, cant) To hang; To execute (someone) by suspension from the neck.
    • 1612, Dekker, Thomas, Lantern and Candlelight:
      Been Darkmans then booz Mort and Ken, / The been Coves bing awast / On Chats to trine by Rum-Coves dine, / For his long lib at last.
    • 1988, Wertenbaker, Timberlake, Our Country's Good, Act 2, Scene 1:
      Liz, he says, why trine for a make, when you can wap for a winne. I'm no dimber mort, I says. Don't ask you to be a swell mollisher, sister, coves want Miss Laycock, don't look at your mug. So I begin to sell my mother of saints.
  3. (archaic, Britain, cant) To go.
    • 1647, Fletcher, John, Beggars' Bush, published 1706, Act 3, Scene 3, page 42:
      Twang dell's, i' the strommell, and let the Quire Cuffin: / And Herman Beck strine and trine to the Ruffin.
    • 1673, Head, Richard, “The Beggars Curse”, in The Canting Academy:
      From thence at the Nubbing-cheat we trine in the Lightmans.

Anagrams


Caló

Etymology

From Sanskrit त्रीणि (trīṇi)

Numeral

trine

  1. three

Italian

Noun

trine f

  1. plural of trina

Anagrams


Latin

Adjective

trīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of trīnus

References


Portuguese

Verb

trine

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of trinar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of trinar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of trinar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of trinar

Spanish

Verb

trine

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of trinar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of trinar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of trinar.