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

 tre·ble /ˈtrɛbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tre·ble, v. i. To become threefold.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tre·ble a.
 1. Threefold; triple.
 A lofty tower, and strong on every side
 With treble walls.   --Dryden.
 2. Mus. (a) Acute; sharp; as, a treble sound. --Bacon. (b) Playing or singing the highest part or most acute sounds; playing or singing the treble; as, a treble violin or voice.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tre·ble, adv. Trebly; triply. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tre·ble, n.  Mus. The highest of the four principal parts in music; the part usually sung by boys or women; soprano.
 Note:This is sometimes called the first treble, to distinguish it from the second treble, or alto, which is sung by lower female voices.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tre·ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Trebled p. pr. & vb. n. Trebling.]
 1. To make thrice as much; to make threefold. “Love trebled life.”
 2. To utter in a treble key; to whine. [Obs.]
 He outrageously
 (When I accused him) trebled his reply.   --Chapman.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having or denoting a high range; "soprano voice"; "soprano
             sax"; "the boy still had a fine treble voice"; "the
             treble clef" [syn: soprano]
      2: three times as great or many; "a claim for treble (or
         triple) damages"; "a threefold increase" [syn: threefold,
      3: 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: ternary, triple,
      4: having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or
         qualities; "a double (or dual) role for an actor"; "the
         office of a clergyman is twofold; public preaching and
         private influence"- R.W.Emerson; "every episode has its
         double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison [syn: double,
          dual, twofold, threefold]
      n : the pitch range of the highest female voice [syn: soprano]
      v 1: sing treble
      2: increase threefold; "Triple your income!" [syn: triple]