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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ter·na·ry /ˈtɝnəri/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ter·na·ry /ˈtɝnərɪ/ 形容詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 三進 三元

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ter·na·ry a.
 1. Proceeding by threes; consisting of three; as, the ternary number was anciently esteemed a symbol of perfection, and held in great veneration.
 2. Chem. Containing, or consisting of, three different parts, as elements, atoms, groups, or radicals, which are regarded as having different functions or relations in the molecule; thus, sodic hydroxide, NaOH, is a ternary compound.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ter·na·ry, n.; pl. Ternaries  A ternion; the number three; three things taken together; a triad.
    Some in ternaries, some in pairs, and some single.   --Holder.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having three units or components or elements; "a ternary
            operation"; "a treble row of red beads"; "overcrowding
            made triple sessions necessary"; "triple time has three
            beats per measure"; "triplex windows" [syn: treble, triple,
      n : the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
          [syn: three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce,
           leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternion,
           triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace]