• Tern Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Any one of numerous species of long-winged aquatic birds, allied to the gulls, and belonging to Sterna and various allied genera.
  2. (a.) That which consists of, or pertains to, three things or numbers together; especially, a prize in a lottery resulting from the favorable combination of three numbers in the drawing; also, the three numbers themselves.
  3. (a.) Threefold; triple; consisting of three; ternate.

• Ternary Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Proceeding by threes; consisting of three; as, the ternary number was anciently esteemed a symbol of perfection, and held in great veneration.
  2. (a.) Containing, or consisting of, three different parts, as elements, atoms, groups, or radicals, which are regarded as having different functions or relations in the molecule; thus, sodic hydroxide, NaOH, is a ternary compound.
  3. (n.) A ternion; the number three; three things taken together; a triad.

Leash, Tercet, Ternion, Terzetto, Three, Tierce, Treble, Trey, Triad, Trine, Trinity, Trio, Triple, Triplet, Triplex,

• Ternion Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) The number three; three things together; a ternary.

Leash, Tercet, Ternary, Terzetto, Three, Tierce, Trey, Triad, Trine, Trinity, Trio, Triplet,