**Trip"li*cate** (?), a. [L. *triplicatus*, p. p. of *triplicare* to triple, treble; *tri-* (see Tri-) + *plicare* to fold. See Ply, v. t.]

Made thrice as much; threefold; tripled.

Triplicate ratio Math., the ratio of the cubes of two quantities; thus, the *triplicate ratio** of a to b is a3: b3.
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***Trip"li*cate** (?), n.

A third thing corresponding to two others of the same kind.

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