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TrXm'pl^:r, n. One who tramples.
TrXm'-road, \ n. A road prepared for the transit
Tram'-way, ) of trams or wagons.
TrAnce, n. A temporary view of the spiritual

world ; an ecstasy ; a rapture.
Tranced (trinst), a. Lying in a trance or ecstasy.
TrXn'QUIL, a. Quiet; peaceful; undisturbed.
Tran-QU'il'li-ty, 77. State of being tranquil ;

quiet ; calmness ; composure ; peace of mind.
TrXn'QUIL-lize, v. a. To render calm or tran-
quil ; to compose ; to quiet ; to soothe.
TrXn'quil-ly, ad. In a tranquil state or manner.
TRXN'QUJL-Nfiss, 77. The state of being tranquil.
Trani}, prep. [L.] Beyond : — used as a prefix.
TRXNS-XcT',t;. a. To manage ; to conduct ; to do.
TrXns-Xct', v. n. To conduct matters ; to treat.
Trans-Xc'tion,77. Dealing; management ; affair,
TrXns-act'qr, n. One who transacts or manages.
Trans-Xl'pine, a. Situated beyond the Alps.
TRXNS-AT-LXN'Tlc,a. Being beyond the Atlantic.
Tran-scend', v. a. To pass ; to surpass ; to ex-
ceed ; to outdo ; to go beyond ; to surmount.
TrXn-scend'ENCE, ) 77. Preeminence; high es-
Tran-scend'en-cy, ) cellence ; supereminence.
Tran-sciJnd'ent. ffi. Excellent; preeminent.
TrXn-scen-den'txi., a. Preeminent; very ex-
cellent; surpassing; extraordinary: — being be-
yond the bounds of experience ; abstruse.
TRAN-scEN-DEN'TAL-i§M, 77. State of being
transcendental : — transcendental philosophy ; an
abstruse species of metaphysics.
TrXn-scen-den'tal-i'st, n. One who adheres

to transcendentalism.
Tran-sce;nd'ent-ly, ad. Supereminently.
Tran-scisnd'ent-ness, 77. Supereminence.
fTRANS'cp-LATE, V. a. To Strain through.
Tran-scribe', 7!, a. To write over again, or in

the same words ; to copy ; to write from.
TrXn-scrib'ER, 77. One who transcribes.
Tran'scrIpt, 77. A copy from an original.
TrXn-scrIp'tion, 77. i'he act of copying.
TrXn-scrIp'tive-ly, ad. In the manner of a

fTRANS-cuR', V. 77. To run or rove to and fro.
tTRXNS-ciJR'sipN,77. A ramble; a passage through.
TrXns-l:l-e-men-ta'tipn, n. A change of ele-
ments ; transubstantiation.
TrXn'sept, 77. {Arch.) The cross part of a cathe-
dral, between the nave and choir ; a cross aisle.
TrXns-fer', v. a. To convey from one person or
place to another ; to make over ; to carry ; to
TrXns'fer(114), 77. Act of transferring ; a trans-

ferrence ; a removal ; a change of property.
Trans-fer'a-ble, a. That may be transferred.
TrXns-fer-ree', 77. One to whom a transfer is

Trans-fer'rence, 71. Act of transferring.
Trans-fjer'rer, n. One who transfers.
TrXns-fig-u-ra'tipn, n. Change of form or

figure ; change of personal appearance.
TrXns-fig'vre (trans-fig'yur), u. a. To change

to the figure or form of; to transform.
TrXns-fix', v. a. To pierce through.
TrXns-form', 71. a. To change the form or suIh

stance of; to transmute ; to metamorphose.
TrXns-form', v. n. To be metamorphosed.
TrXns-fpr-ma'tipn, 71. Act of transforming;

change of form ; metamorphosis.
TrXns-form'ing, p. a. Tending to transform.
TrXns-fO^e',?;. a. To pour out of one into another:
— to inject, as blood into the veins.

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TrXns-Fu'^I-ble, a. That maj' he transfused.

Trans-fO'sion, n. The act of transfiiBin^.

Trans-uress', «. a. To pass over; to pass be-
yond : — to violate ; to break ; to infringe.

Trans-gress', v. n. To offend by violating a law.

Trans-gres'sion (trans gresh'un), n. Act of
transgressing ; violation ; offence.

Trans-gress'ive, a. Apt to transgress ; faulty.

TrXns-gress'qr, 7(. One who transgresses.

TrXn'sient (tran'shent),a. Short; momentary;
soon past ; hasty ; fleeting ; transitory.

Tran'sient-lv (tran'shent-le), ad. Hastily.

Tran'sient-ness (tran'shent-nes), n. State of
being transient ; shortness of continuance.

Tran-sIl'ience (tran-sil'yens), ) n. Act of

TrXn-siLi'ien-cv (tran-sil'yen-se), \ leaping.

TrXn'sit, n. Act of passing, as a planet across
the sun's disk, or as goods through a country.

TRXN-si"TION (tran-sizh'un) [tran-sTzh'un, ./. Ja.
K. Sin. ; tran-sish'un, S. E. ; tran-sIzh'un or
tran-sish'un, fV. F.], n. Passage or change from
one state to another ; change.

TrXn-si"tipn, a. (Oeol.) Noting change from
one state to another, as transition rocks.

TRXN-si"TiON-AL, a. Relating to transition.

Tran'si-TIVE, a. Passing over. — ^Gram.) Acting
upon some object, as a verb ; active.

Tran'si-tive-lv, ad. In a transitive manner.

TrXn'si-to-RI-lv, ad. With short continuance.

TRAN', n. State of being transitory.

Tran'si-tq-rv, a. Quickly vanishing ; of short
continuance ; transient ; fleeting ; passing quickly ;

Syii. — Transitory pleasure ; transient or mo-
mentary feeling or view ; fleeting days ; temporary
measure^ [laled.

TrXns-lat'a-BLE, a. Capable of being trans-

Trans-late', v. a. To remove; to transfer: —
to change into another language ; to interpret.

Trans-la'tiqn, 71. Act of translating; a trans-
lated book or work ; a version : — removal.

Trans-la'tive, a. Taken from others.

Trans-la'tor, n. One who translates.

Trans-la'to-ry [titans-Ia'tur-e, J*'. P. K. Sm. ;
trans'la-tiir-e, S.], a. Transferring.

Trans-lo-ca'tiqn, n. A change from one place
to another; a removal ; a substitution.

Trans-lO'cen-cy, B. Diaphaneity; transparency.

Trans-lu'cent, a. Pervious to light ; semitrans-
parent ; diaphanous.

Trans-lO'cid, o. Translucent. [R.]

Trans-jia-rIne', a. Lying or found beyond sea.

TRXrJS'Mi-GRANT, a. Migrating; passing.

Trans'mi-grate,^. 7t. To pass to another place.

Trans-mi-gra'tion, n. Act of transmigrating;
passage from one state or place into another.

Trans'M[-gra-tor, n. One who transmigrates.

TrXns-mis'si-ble, a. That may be transmitted.

TRXNS-Mis'sioN (trans-rnish'un)', n. Act of trans-
mitting ; thing transmitted ; a sending.

Trans-mis'sive, a. Transmitted; sent.

TrXms-Mi't', v. a. To send from one person or
place to another ; to send.

Tra-NS-mit'Tal, n. The act of transmitting.

TrXxs-mIt'ter, n. One who transmits.

TrXns-mi_t'T!-ble, a. That may be transmitted.

TrXns-Mu'ta-BLE, a. That may be transmuted.

Trans-mu'ta-bly, ad. With capacity of change.

TbXns-mu-ta'tipn, n. Act of transmuting ;
change of substance ; alteration.

Trans-mute', v. a. To change from one nature or
substanc^ to another; to change ; to alter.

Trans-mDt'er, n. One who transmutes.

TrSn'sqivi, n. {Arch.) A horizontal timber run-
ning across a double window ; a cross-beam or lin-
tel over a door : — a cross-staff.

Trans-par'en-cv, 71. Clearness; translucence.

Trans-par'ent, a. Pervions to the light ; clear;
pellucid; diaphanous; translucent; open.

TrXns-par'ent-ly, «''. With transparency.

TrXns-par'ENT-nEss, 71, Transparency.

TRANS-pTc'y-otJs, a. Pervious to the sight.
TRANS-pjiiiRCE', V. n. To pierce through.
Trans-pir'a-ble, a. Capable of transpiring.
TrXns-pi-ra'tion, 71. Act of transpiring.
Trans-pIre', v. a. To emit in vapor.
Trans-pIre', v. n. To be emitted, as vapor ; to es-
cape from secrecy into notice ; to become known ;

— to happen : in this sense, modern.
Trans-place', v. a. To remove to a new place.
Trans-plXnt', v. a. To plant in a new place.
Trans-plan-ta'tiqn, 77. Act of transplanting.
Trans-plant'er, 77. One who transplants.
Trans-port', v. a. To convey from place to place ,•

to carry; to bear; to remove: — to banish: — to
affect wjth passion or ecstasy ; to enchant.

Trans'port, n. Conveyance ; transportation ;
carriage : — a vessel : — rapture ; ecstasy.

Trans-port'a-ble, a. That may be transported.

jTrans-port'ance, 71. Transportation. Shale.

Trans-por-ta'tion, 71. Act of transporting J
transporj ; conveyance ; banishment.

Trans-port'er, n. One who transports.

Trans-po§'al, 71. A transposition ; removal.

Trans-po^e', v. a. To put each in the place of
the other ; to put out of place ; to remove.

TRXNS-PO-§i"TIpN (trans-po-zish'uii), n. Act of
transposing; reciprocal change of place.

Tr5ns-po-§i"tion-al, a. Relating to transpo-
sition ; reciprocally changing.

Trans-ship', v. a. To convey from one vessel to

Tbans-shTp'ment, 77. Act of transshipping.

Tran-sub-stan'ti-ate (tran-sub-stan'she-at), v-
a. To change to another substance.

TraN-SUB-STAN-TI-a'TION (tran-sub-stan-she-a'-
sliun), 77. The Roman Catholic doctrine that
bread and wine in the eucharist are clianged into
the real body and blood of Christ.

Tran-su-da'tion, 7(. Act of transuding; sweat.

Tran-sOde', v. n. To pass through in vapor.

Trans-ver'sal, a. Running crosswise ; trans-

Trans-ver'sal, n. A line drawn across several
others, so as to cut them all.

Trans-verse', 77. The longer diameter of an

Trans-verse', v. a. To change ; to overturn.

TrXns-verse', a. Being in a cross direction.

Trans-verse'ly, ad. In a cross direction.

TrXp, 71. A little engine to catch animals ; a snare :

— a stratagem; an ambush: — a game. — (Min.)
A kind of rock, often of columnar form.

Trap, v. a. To ensnare ; to entrap : — to dress.
Tra-pXn', v. a. To lay a trap for ; to ensnare.
Tra-pan', 77. A stratagem ; a snare ; a cheat.
Tra-pan^ner, 7i. A deceiver ; an ensnarer.
Trap'-d5or (trap'dor), 77. A door in a floor.
fl^RAPE, V. n. To run about idly ; to traipse.
Trapes, n. An idle, slatternly woman. [Low.']
Tra-pe'zi-um (tra-p5'zhe-um or tra-pe'ze-ujii)

[tra-pe'ziie-um, iv. J. F. .Ta.i tra-pii'ze-uin, P.

SniR.],n'. [L.] PI. TRA-PE'ZIA or TRA-Pe'ZI-

UM^. (Oeom.) A quadrilateral figure bounded

by straight lines, and of which neither of the two

opposite sides are equal or parallel.
Trap-e-zoid' or Tra-pe'zoid [tr?-p5'z(5Td, S.

fV. P. J. F. ; trap-e-zoTd', Ja. K. Sin. H^b.], ii.

{Oeom.) A four-sided figure of which only two

of the sides are parallel.
Trap'per, 71. One who takes animals by traps.
TrXp'ping?, 71. pi. Ornaments ; dross ; dccorati(m.
TrXsh, 77. Any tiling worthless ; dross; dregs: —

matter improper for food : — loppings of trees,
TrXsh'v, a. Worthless; vile; useless.
Trau-mXt'ic, 77. A medicine to heal wounds.
Trau-mXt'ic, «. {Med.) Useful for wounds.
TrXv'ajL (trav'jl), r. n. To toil : — to be in labor.
Trav'ail, 77. Labor; toil: — labor in childbirth.
TrXv'iji., v. It. To make a journey ; to pass j to

go ; to journey : to visit foreign countries.
TrX v'el, v. a. To pass over ; to journey over.

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TRXv'EL,n. Act of travelling; a journey. — PI.
A book containing an account of travel.

Trav'elled (trav-eld), a. Having been abroad.

Trav'el-ler, n. One who travels ; a tourist.

Trav'ers-a-ble, a. That may be traversed ;
liable to legal objection.

Trav'erse [trav'ers, S. P. J. F. Ja. K. Sm. Wb.;
tra-vers', W.], ad. Crosswise; athwart.

Trav'erse [trav'ers, P. Ja. K. Sm. Wb. ; tra-
vers', S. TV.], prep. Through crosswise. Milton.

Trav'erse, a. Lying across. — Traverse jury, Bl
petit jury for trying a disputed point.

Trav'erse, n. Any thing that thwarts or crosses ;
an obstacle ; a turn ; a trick : — a denial.

Trav'erse, v. a. To cross ; to survey ; to oppose.
— {Law.) To deny ; to take issue on.

Trav'erse, v. n. To make opposition in fencing.

Trav'ers-er, n. One wlio traverses.

Trav'er-tine, n. A deposit of limestone.

Trav'es-ty, a. Dressed oddly ; burlesqued, [if.]

Trav'es-ty, n. A burlesque translation.

Trav'es-ty, v. a. To translate so as to render
ridiculous; to turn into burlesque.

Tray (tra), n. A shallow wooden vessel ; a port-
able shelf; a waiter.

Treach'er-oijs (trech'er-us), a. Partaking of
treachery ; faithless ; perfidious ; false.

TREACH'ER-ous-LY,af/. Faithlessly ; perfidiously.

Treach'er-ous-nEss, n. Perfidiousness.

Treach'er-y, n. Breach of trust ; perfidy.

Trea'cle (tre'kl), ?i. A viscid sirup ; molasses.

Tread (tred), v. n. [i. trod ; pp. treading, trod-
den.] To set the foot ; to trample ; to walk.

Tread (tred), v. a. To walk on ; to beat; to
press ; to trample.

Tread (tred), n. A stepping; a step with the
foot : - the horizontal part of a step or stair.

Tread'er (tred'er), n. One who treads.

Tread'le (tred'dl), n. A part of a loom, or ma-
chine which is moved by the tread or foot.

Tread'-mill (tred'mil), n, A mill kept in motion
by persons treading on a wheel.

Trija'son (trS'zn), n. A breach of faith or of
allegiance ; the highest olTence against a state or
government ; rebellion.

Trea'son-a-ble (tre'zn-a-bl), a. Having the na-
ture or guilt of treason ; rebellious. [sonable.

Trea'^on-a-bi^e-ness, ?i. State of being trea-

Trea'son-a-BLY (trS'zn-a-ble), arf. With treason.

Trea§''ure (trezh'ur),?!. Wealth hoarded ; riches.

Trea^'uRe (trezh'ur), v. a. To hoard ; to lay up.

Trija^'ure-Housil (trezh'ur-hbus),7i. A treasury.

TREAf'lJR-ER (trezh'ur-er), n. One who has tlie
care of the money of a state, corporation, &c.

Trea§'ure-Trove, v. (Law.) Money, cfcc.
found hidden in the earth, the owner being un-

TREAf-i;-RY (trezh'u-re), n, A place for money.

Treat (tret), v. a. To use ; to handle ; to manage.

Treat, v. n. To discourse : — to make terms.

Treat, n. An entertainment given ; feast.

Treat'er, n. One who treats or discourses.

Trea'ti^e, n. A well-digested composition; a
formal essay; a discourse ; dissertation; tract.

Treat'ment, 71. Manner of treating ; usage.

Trea'ty (tre'te),?i. An agreement between inde-
pendent states ; negotiation ; compact.

Treb'le (treb'bl) [treb'bl, S. W. P. J. F. Ja. K.
Sm. C. j trib'bl, IVb.], a. Triple ; sharp of sound.

Treb'le, v. a. To multiply by three ; to triple.

TRiiB'LE (treb'bl), v. n. To become threefold.

Treb'le (treb'bl), n. (Mus.) Highest and acutest
part of music.

Trjeb'ly (treb'ble), ad. In a threefold degree.

TREB'y-9HET, 71. [Fr.] A cucking-stool ; a tum-
brel^: — a great engine to throw stones.

Treij, re. The largest kind of vegetable. — A tree
isjarger than a shruh or bush.

Trije'-Nail, n. (JVaut.) A wooden pin for fast-
ening planks: — commonly pronounced, and
sometimes written, trun'nel.


Tre'foTl, v. a three-leaved plant.

Treil'lage (trel'aj), 71. [Fr.] A sort of tr

Trel'lis, 77. [treiUis, Fr.] A sort of lattice-
work or cross-barred work, used in summer-
houses, &c. ; a screen of open work ; a lattice.

Trel'lised (trel'list), a. Having trellises.

Trem'BLE, v. II. To shake ; to quake ; to shudder.

TRiiM'BLER, 77. One who trembles.

Trem'bling-ly, ad. So as to shake or quiver.

Tre-men'dous', a. Dreadful; horrible; terrible.

Tre-miSn'dovs-ly, ad. Horribly ; dreadfully.

Tre-men'dous-ness, n. Dread ; horror.

TRi3ivi'o-LiTE,7i. (Jl/m.) A fibrous, whitish mineral.

Tre'mor [tre'nmr, S. fV. P. J. E. F. K. C. ; tr5'-
mur (/7- trem'ur, Ja. ; trem'ur, Sm.], 77. [L.] The
state of trembling ; a quivering ; trepidation.

Treih'u-LOUS, a. Trembling; fearful; quivering.

TRiSM't'-LOUs-LY, ad. In a tremulous manner.

TRiJM'u-Loys-Njjss, 7(. State of quivering.

jTren, n. A spear to strike fish with.

Trench, v. n. To encroach ; to cut off a part.

Trench, v. a. To cut ; to dig ; to ditch , t,j fortify.

Tr£nch,7!. a ditch; a long narrow cut in the
earth ; a defence for soldiers.

Trench'ant, a. Cutting; sharp. [R.]

Trench'er, 71. One who trenches: — a large
wooden plate ; a platter : — a table : — food.

Trench'er-MXn, 71. A feeder; an eater.

Trench'-ploOgh, n. A kind of plough for cut-
ting deep furrows or ploughing deep

Trend, v. v. To run ; to tend ; to stretch.

Trend, n. A part of the shank of an anchor : —
direction or tendency.

TRii;N'DLE,7i. Any thing t\irned round ; atrundle.

Trijn'tal, 71. (Contracted from trig-intal.) A ser-
vice of thirty masses for the dead.

Tre-pan', 77. A surgeon's circular saw ; a tre-
phine: — a snare ; a trapan.

Tre-pan', v. a. To perforate with the trepan.

*Tre-phTne' or Tre-PHINE' [tre-fen', Sm. R. ;
tre-fin', P. Ash; tre-fen' or tre-lin'. A'.,- tref-
jn, Wb.], n. A surgical instrument for trepanning.

*Tre-ph1ne', v. a. To perforate witli the tre-
phine ; to trepan.

TRiip-i-DA'TioN, 77. State of trembling ; tremor;
terror. See Agitation.

Tres'pass, 77. A transgression of law ; a misde-
meanor ; an ofl^ence ; an unlawful entrance.

TRiis'PASS, V. 77. To enter unlawfully into
another's ground ; to transgress ; to commit a tres-
pass ; to intrude.

Tres'pass-er, 77. One who trespasses.

Tress, 77. A lock ; a ringlet ; a curl of hair.

Tressed or Tress'ed, a. Having tresses.

Tress'ure (tresh'ur), 77. {Her.) A kind of border.

TrEs'tle (tres'sl), 77. The frame of a table : — a
prop ; a support : — a three-legged stool.

Tret, 77. An allowance in weight for waste.

Trev'et, 77. An iron stool with three legs: — part
of a kitchen range ; trivet.

Trey (tra), 77. A three at cards.

TrT. a prefix from the Greek and Latin, signi-
fying three.

Tri'a-ble, a. Capable of trial or examination.

TrI'ad, 77. Three united ; the union of three.

TrI'al, 77. Act of trying ; a test ; an examination ;
experiment ; attempt .- — probation.

Tri'Sn-gle (tri'ang-gl), 77. A figure of three
angles and three sides. [glcs.

Tri'Sn-gled (tri'ang-gld), a. Having three air-

Tri-Xn'gij-lar, a. Having three angles ; triangled.

TrT-an'gij-lXte, v. a. To divide into triangles.

Tri-Sn-gu-la'tion, 77. Act of triangulating.

TRi'AR-£;HY,77. A government by three.

Tri'bal, a. Belonging to a tribe.

Tribe, 77. A distinct body of people ; a family : —
a subdivision of genus. See Species.

Tribe, v. a. To divide into tribes or classe.<!.

Trie' LET, 77. A tool for making rings with.

Tri-bom'e-ter, 77. {Mech.) An instrument for
measuring the force of friction.

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TRI'brXjEH, n. A poetic foot consisting of three
i5hort syllables.

Trib-u-la'tion, 7!. Distress ; severe affliction.

TrI-bu'nal, n. A judge's seat ; a court of justice.

Trib'une' [trib'un, S. W. J. F. Ja. K. Sm. ; tri'bun,
P.],n. An officer of ancient Rome: — a raised
seat for a speaker ; a rostrum ; a tribunal.

TRiB'uNE-SHiP, n. The office of a tribune.

Trib-u-ni'tial (trib-u-nish'Eil), a. Relating to a

TRlB'y-TA-RY, a. Paying tribute; contributing;
subordinate ; subject ; paid in tribute.

TRiB'y-TA-RY, n. One who pays tribute.

Trib'ute, n. A payment made in acknowledg-
ment of subjection, or for protection ; a tax.

Trice, n. A short time ; an instant ; a moment.

Tri'jCHOrd, n. An instrument with three strings.

Trick, lu A sly fraud ; artitice ; juggle : — habit.

Trick, v. a. To impose upon ; to cheat ; to defraud :
— to dress ; to adorn.

Trick, v. n. To practise fraud.

Trick'er-y, ?i. Artifice : — act of dressing up.

Trick'ish, a. Knavishly artful ; cunning ; subtle.

Tric'kle, v. n. To fall or run down in drops.

Trick'ster, n. One who practises tricks.

Trick'sy, a. Pretty ; dainty ; brisk; lively. Shak.

Trick'track, 71. [t7-ictrac, Fr.J A game at tables.

TrI'col-or, n. The French revolutionary banner,
of three colors, blue, white, and red.

Tri'col-qred (-urd), a. Having three colors.

Tri-cor'po-Ral, a. Having three bodies.

Tri-dac'tvle, a. Having three toes.

Tri'dent, n. The three-forked sceptre of Nep-
tune ; a sceptre or spear with three prongs.

Tri-den'tate, a. (Bot.) Having three teeth.

Tri-en'ni-AL ftri-eii'yal, S. fV. J. F. Ja. K. ; tri-
en'ne-al, P. inn. C. Wb.], a. Happening every
third year ; lasting three years.

Tri-en'ni-al-ly, ad. Once in three years.

Tri'er, n One who tries.

TRi'FAL-L5w, V. a. To plough the third time.

TrI'fid [tii'fid, & Tf. P. K. Sm. ; trif'jd, Ja.], a.
Ciit or divjded into three parts.

Tri'fle, v. n. To act with levity or folly.

Tri'fle, v. a. To wat^te away ; to dissipate.

Tri'fle, 7!. A thing of no moment or value.

Tri'fler, n. One who tritles or acts with levity.

TrT'fling, j.. Wanting worth; unimportant;
slight ; frivolous.

TrT'fljng-l V, ad. Without weight or importance.

Tri'flJng-nEss, n. Frivolity ; worthlessness.

TrI-flo'rous, a. Having tliree flowers.

Tri-fo'li-ate. «. Having three leaves or leaflets.

Tri-fo'li-at-eo, a. Having three leaves.

Tri'form, a. Having a triple form or shape.

Trig, v. a. To slup, as a wheel by putting a stone
under it ; to scotch.

Trig'a-my, rt. State of being thrice married.

TR^c'eER, n. A caich or stop of a gun or wheel.

Tri-^in'TAL, n. The same as trental.

Tri'Glyph [tri'glif, S. W. P. K. Sm. C; trig'lif,
Ja. fVb.], 71. (Jlrch.) An ornament in a Doric
frieze, consisting of two whole and two half

Tri'gqn, n. A triangle (jistrol.) Trine aspect.

Trig'P-nal [trig'o-ii?l, fV. P. Ja. Sm. C. ; tri'go-
nfil, S. K.],a. Triangular; having three corners.

Trig-p-nq-MET'ri-cal, a. Relating to trigo-

TrTg-q-no-met'ri-cal-ly, ad. By trigonometry.

TrIg-o-n6m'e-try, n. The art of measuring the
sides and angles of triangles.

Tri'gr.Xpii, 71. A treble mark: — three letters
united in one sound ; as, eau. in beau.

TrT-he'dral, a. Having three equal sides.

TrT-He'oron, 71. A figure of three equal sides.

TRfj'i;-GoOs, a. {Bot.) Having three pairs.

Tri-L/(t'er-al, a. Having three sides.

TrT-lTt'er-al, a. Having three letters.

TrTll, ju A quaver ; a tremulou.« of music.

TRfLL, V. a. To utter with quavering ; to rshake.

TrYll,?). 77. To trickle ; to quaver. [millions.
Trill/ion (tril'yun), ?i. A million of millions of
Trj-lo'bate, a. Having three lobes.
Tril'p-bite, 77. A petrified, articulated animal.
TRi-L6c'y-L,AB, a. (Bot.) Having three cells.
Tril'p-^y, n. A series of three dramas : — a dis-
course in three parts.
Tri-lu'mi-nar, ) a. Having three lights or lu-
TRi-Lu'Ml-NOiJs, ( minous bodies, [i?.]
Trim, a. Nice ; snug ; dressed up ; snmrt.
Trim, 77. Dress; gear; ornaments; trimming.
Trim, v. a. To dress ; to adjust : — to shave : — to

clip ; to prune : — to balance, as a ship.
Trim, v. n. To fluctuate between parties.
TRf-3lES' TER, n. [trimestris, L.] A period or

term of three months in a German university.
Trim'e-ter, n. A verse of three measures.
TrIm'e-ter, la. Consisting of three poetical

TrT-met'ri-cal, j measures.
Trim'LY, ad. Nicely ; neatly.
Trim'Mer, 77. One who trims : a turncoat.
TrKm'ming, n. Appendages to a coat, gown, &c.
Trim'ness, n. Neatness ; petty elegance.
TRi'NAL, a. Threefold ; trine.
Trine, ?t. (.dstrol.) A certain aspect of the planets.
Trine, a. Threefold ; thrice repeated.
Trin-i-ta'ri-an, a. Relating to the Trinity.
Trin-i-ta'ri-an, n. A believer of the doctrine of

the Trinity.
Trin-j-ta'ri-an-T^m, 71. Trinitarian doctrine.
Trin'i-ty, 71. Three united in one ; the doctrine

of three persons m one God.
TrYn'ket, 77. A toy ; ornament of dress ; a jewel.
Tri-n6'mi-al, a. Containing three parts or terms.
TrI'o [tri'o', P. E. K. Sm. Wb. ; tre'o, Ja.], n. A

piece of music of three parts : — three united.
Trip, v. a. To supplant; to throw ; to detect.
Trip, o. n. To fall ; to stumble ; to err : — to run.
Trip, 77. A stroke or catch ; a stumble ; a mistake :

— a short journey or voyage ; a ramble.
Trip'ar-tite, a. Divided into three parts.
Trip-ar-ti"tipn, 77. A division into three parts.
TrIpe, 7i. The belly : — the large stomach of the

ox, &c., prepared tor food.
Trip'e-dal itrip'e-d?l, W. P. Ja. K. Sm. ; tri-pe'-

dal, S. C.J, a. Having three feet.
Tri-per'son-al, a. Consisting of three persons.
TRl-Pi2R-spN-AL'!-TY, n. Union of three persons

in one being ; trinitarianism.
Tri-pjjt'a-loDs, a. Having three petals.
Trip'-hAm-Mer, 71. A large hammer used in

forges for heating inm ; a tilt-hammer.
Triph'thong (trip'thong), 71. A union of three

vowels in one sound, as ten in liexi.
Triph-thon'gal, a. Relating to a triphthong.
Trip'le, a. Threefold ; three times repeated.
Trip'le, v. a. To make threefold ; to treble.
Trip'let, n. Three of a kind : — three lines

rhyming together.
Trip'li-cate, a. Made thrice as much ; tripled.
Trip-li-ca'tion, n. The act of trebling.
TRi-PLi9'l-TV, 77. The state of being threefold.
Tri'pod [tri'pod, S. J. E. F. Ja. Sm. Wb. ; tri'pSd

or trip'gd, W. P.], n. A seat, vessel, table, or

instrument, having three feet.
TRi'pps, 71. ; pi. TKi'pps-E§. A tripod : — an e.v-

amination in Latin verse in the university of Caan-

bridge, Eng.
TRip'PER, 7!. One who trips.
Trip'ping, a. Quick ; nimble ; skipping.
Trip'ping, 77. A stumbling: — a light dance.
TrTp'ping-LV, ad. With agility ; with swiftness.

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