Prosody. a group of three lines rhyming together or connected by rhyme with the adjacent group or groups of three lines.
Music. triplet (def 5).
a group of three lines of verse that rhyme together or are connected by rhyme with adjacent groups of three lines
noun a fear of the number 13 Word Origin ter- ‘three’ + deka- ‘ten’
noun, Pharmacology. 1. a mixture of terpenes that occurs as a colorless liquid, used in medicine chiefly as an expectorant. noun 1. a mixture of hydrocarbons prepared from oil of turpentine and sulphuric acid, used to make paints and varnishes and medicinally as an expectorant and antiseptic
adjective, Chemistry. 1. of or derived from terebic acid.
or terebinic acid noun, Chemistry. 1. an acid, C 7 H 10 O 4 , formed by the oxidation of certain terpenes and historically important in the discovery of the structures of many terpenes. terebic acid /tɛˈrɛbɪk/ noun 1. a white crystalline carboxylic acid produced by the action of nitric acid on turpentine. Formula: C7H10O4