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 for trine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Trine \Trine\, v. t.
     To put in the aspect of a trine. [R.]
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           By fortune he [Saturn] was now to Venus trined.
                                                    --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Trine \Trine\, a. [See Trinal.]
     Threefold; triple; as, trine dimensions, or length, breadth,
     and thickness.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Trine \Trine\, n. [F. trine, trin. See Trinal.]
     1. (Astrol.) The aspect of planets distant from each other
        120 degrees, or one third of the zodiac; trigon.
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              In sextile, square, and trine.        --Milton.
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     2. A triad; trinity. [R.]
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              A single trine of brazen tortoises.   --Mrs.
                                                    Browning.
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              Eternal One, Almighty Trine!          --Keble.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  trine
      n 1: the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
           [syn: three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce,
           leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary,
           ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-
           ace]

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