Associations to the word «Triad»

Pictures for the word «Triad»


TRIAD, noun. A grouping of three.
TRIAD, noun. (music) A chord consisting of a root tone, the tone two degrees higher, and the tone four degrees higher in a given scale.
TRIAD, noun. (electronics) on a CRT display, a group of three neighbouring phosphor dots, coloured green, red, and blue.
TRIAD, noun. A branch of a Chinese underground criminal society, mostly based in Hong Kong.

Dictionary definition

TRIAD, noun. The cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one.
TRIAD, noun. A set of three similar things considered as a unit.
TRIAD, noun. Three people considered as a unit.
TRIAD, noun. A three-note major or minor chord; a note and its third and fifth tones.

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