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1. ternary

noun. the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one.

Synonyms

  • III
  • 3
  • tercet
  • digit
  • three
  • trey
  • trio
  • trinity
  • figure
  • ternion
  • tierce
  • deuce-ace
  • triad
  • triplet
  • trine
  • leash
  • terzetto
  • troika

Antonyms

  • add
  • subtract
  • majority
  • minority

Etymology

  • ternarius (Latin)
  • tertius (Latin)

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2. ternary

adjective. having three units or components or elements.

Synonyms

  • multiple
  • treble
  • triplex

Antonyms

  • ordinal
  • divide
  • multiply
  • integrate

Etymology

  • ternarius (Latin)
  • tertius (Latin)

Sentences with ternary


1. Adjective
Take a look once again at "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" (in the image) to see the A-B-A ternary form.

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