- threefold; triple.
- something triple.
- Music. triple time.
- an apartment having three floors.
- a multiplex of three theaters or movie houses.
Origin of triplex
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Examples from the Web for triplex
If there is plenty of power a triplex or three cylinder pump is still better.Apple Growing
M. C. Burritt
A material known as triplex glass had been experimentally made.America's Munitions 1917-1918
We had triplex boosters installed last year, but that comes more under the classification of auxiliary power.The Status Civilization
Read, if necessary, some short account of the triplex acies, the usual Roman order of battle.Helps to Latin Translation at Sight
He had been deprived of his leather flying-coat, triplex glasses, and fur-lined boots.The Thick of the Fray at Zeebrugge
Percy F. Westerman
- a less common word for triple
C17: from Latin: threefold, from tri- + -plex -fold
- trademark British a laminated safety glass, as used in car windows
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