Trip"li*cate (?), a. [L. triplicatus, p. p. of triplicare to triple, treble; tri- (see Tri-) + plicare to fold. See Ply, v. t.]

Made thrice as much; threefold; tripled.

Triplicate ratio Math., the ratio of the cubes of two quantities; thus, the triplicate ratio of a to b is a3: b3.

 

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Trip"li*cate (?), n.

A third thing corresponding to two others of the same kind.

 

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