"triad" Definition

  1. n. A union of three; three objects treated as one; a ternary; a trinity; as, a triad of deities.
  2. n. A chord of three notes.
  3. n. The common chord, consisting of a tone with its third and fifth, with or without the octave.
  4. n. An element or radical whose valence is three.

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Position in dictionary: 102682 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., n.,
Words that start with "triad": 3
Words that end with "triad": 1
Words that contain "triad": 3
Next words in dictionary: triadelphous, triadic, triakisoctahedron, trial, triality
Previous words in dictionary: triaconter, triacontahedral, triacle, triacid, triableness

English Dictionary Definition of triad

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