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tri pluht

  • n  the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
  • n  one of three offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy
  • n  a set of three similar things considered as a unit

  • The ballfield-size spaces between the triplet building clusters and the central megatower look awkwardly large, making the radical change of scale even more unsettling.
  • The conclusion was inescapable: in the genetic code, Nirenberg's triplet had to signify phenylalanine.
  • The single oxygen atoms tend to attach themselves to the remaining molecules, forming an oxygen-atom triplet.
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  • Seattle native, cross country Olympian Holly Brooks on wheels at Alki
    Holly Brooks says she was never very good at cross country skiing. Sure, she did it a lot. It was a family affair for her, her parents and her triplet siblings, all based at their cabin on Snoqualmie pass. “I was pretty average” she said with a shrug. “I never really won anything.” On a beautiful spring day she showed off her XC form using roller skis along the seawall at Alki Beach and talked ...
    June 11, 2013 - KING5 Seattle
  • Summer travel: Seeing Chicago with triplets in tow
    CHICAGO — On our first afternoon in Chicago, my wife, my triplet sons and I set out in the fa
    June 9, 2013 - Lexington Herald-Leader
  • Missouri man gets 20 years in triplet mom's death
    JACKSON, Mo. (AP) — A frustrated judge, begrudging prosecutors and chagrined family members all conceded Thursday that offering a plea deal to a southeast Missouri man accused of killing his estranged wife, a mother of 5-year-old triplets who was missing for almost two years before her body was found last week on an island in the nearby Mississippi River, was inadequate.
    June 6, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  • Jack Black in Metro
    It was my wife's fault. She said, like it was common knowledge, 'Angelina's having twins' - because my wife is a triplet, and she was interested in that,Jack told Today host Meredith Vieira.
  • Shaun Alexander in San Francisco Chronicle
    We have a lot in common and we do definitely resemble each other and definitely do all sound a little alike, but I'm definitely the tallest, better looking of the three,Alexander said. "It's a curse that I have on my triplet brothers."

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