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See definition of ternary on Dictionary.com
  • as inthree
  • as inthreefold
  • as intriple
  • as inthree

synonyms for ternary

  • third
  • treble
  • trilateral
  • trinitarian
  • triple
  • pyramidal
  • ternate
  • triangular
  • trichotomic
  • trichotomous
  • trigonal
  • trigonous
  • trinal
  • trinary
  • tripartite
See also synonyms for: ternaries
  • threefold
  • treble
  • trine
  • trinitarian
  • third
  • ternate
  • trichotomous
  • trinal
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How to use ternary in a sentence

No ternary verses are found in Mirèio, that is, verses that fall into three equal parts.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
It may occur in lines of any length; but in lines of five or six syllables the binary and ternary movements are generally mingled.
MODERN SPANISH LYRICSVARIOUS
Many ternary lines of five and six syllables are found, but they are almost invariably mingled with binary lines.
MODERN SPANISH LYRICSVARIOUS
The Spanish ternary 12-syllable line was formerly used chiefly in combination with lines of ten or eleven syllables.
MODERN SPANISH LYRICSVARIOUS
Rarely one finds 6-syllable and 9-syllable lines with regular ternary movement, and these are probably never of popular origin.
MODERN SPANISH LYRICSVARIOUS
Again, as in many Galician songs of this type, the ternary movement of the old arte mayor verse is not strictly regular.
MODERN SPANISH LYRICSVARIOUS
The modern arte mayor verse is written in 12-syllable lines, usually with regular ternary movement.
MODERN SPANISH LYRICSVARIOUS
Lines of fourteen and fifteen syllables with ternary movement are never popular, and in artistic verse they are exceedingly rare.
MODERN SPANISH LYRICSVARIOUS
These differ from other Endosporan spores in having invariably a ternary symmetry and constitution (fig. 9).
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 3VARIOUS
The principle of sub-division is thus ternary; "common" time or time is a later modification.
THE TROUBADOURSH.J. CHAYTOR
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WORDS RELATED TO TERNARY

  • menage a trois
  • ternary
  • ternion
  • third
  • triad
  • trichotomy
  • trilogy
  • trinity
  • trio
  • tripartition
  • triplet
  • triplets
  • triplex
  • triplicate
  • triplication
  • triplicity
  • triumvirate
  • trivium
  • troika
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