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trio

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tri=o

CIDE DICTIONARY

trion. [It., fr. L. tres, tria, three: cf. F. trio, from the Italian. See Three.].
  •  Three, considered collectively; three in company or acting together; a set of three; three united.  [1913 Webster]
    "The trio were well accustomed to act together, and were linked to each other by ties of mutual interest."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A composition for three parts or three instruments.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

trio, n. (pl. -os)
1 a set or group of three.
2 Mus. a a composition for three performers. b a group of three performers. c the central, usu. contrastive, section of a minuet, scherzo, or march.
3 (in piquet) three aces, kings, queens, or jacks in one hand.

Etymology
F & It. f. L tres three, after duo

THESAURUS

trio

German band, Nachtmusik, Philharmonic, absolute music, adaptation, air varie, aleatory, aleatory music, arrangement, band, big band, bipartisanship, brass, brass band, brass choir, brass quintet, brass section, brasses, callithumpian band, chamber music, chamber orchestra, clover, coaction, coadjuvancy, coadministration, coagency, cochairmanship, codirectorship, collaboration, collaborativeness, collectivism, collusion, combo, commensalism, common effort, common enterprise, communalism, communism, communitarianism, community, complicity, composition, concert, concert band, concord, concordance, concurrence, cooperation, cooperativeness, descant, desks, deuce-ace, dixieland band, duet, duettino, duo, duumvirate, ecumenicalism, ecumenicism, ecumenism, electronic music, ensemble, ensemble music, ensemble singing, esprit, esprit de corps, etude, exercise, fellow feeling, fellowship, gamelan orchestra, group, harmonization, harmony, incidental music, instrumental music, invention, jazz band, joining of forces, joint effort, joint operation, jug band, leash, mass action, military band, morale, mutual assistance, mutualism, mutuality, nocturne, octet, opus, orchestra, orchestration, part music, part singing, part song, piece, polyphonic music, pooling, pooling of resources, production, program music, pulling together, quartet, quintet, ragtime band, reciprocity, ricercar, rock-and-roll group, score, septet, septuor, sestet, set of three, sextet, shamrock, skiffle band, solidarity, sonata, sonatina, steel band, street band, string band, string choir, string orchestra, string quartet, strings, study, swing band, symbiosis, symphony, symphony orchestra, synergism, synergy, team spirit, teamwork, tercet, ternary, ternion, terzet, terzetto, theme and variations, three, threesome, tierce, trefoil, trey, triad, trialogue, triangle, tricorn, trident, triennium, trihedron, trilogy, trimester, trine, trinity, trinomial, triphthong, triple, triple crown, triple threat, triplet, triplex, triplopy, tripod, triptych, trireme, triseme, triskelion, trisul, triumvirate, triune, triunity, trivet, troika, united action, variation, waits, woodwind, woodwind choir, woodwind quartet, woodwinds, work

ROGET THESAURUS

trio

Triality

N triality, trinity, triunity, three, triad, triplet, trey, trio, ternion, leash, shamrock, tierce, spike-team, trefoil, triangle, trident, triennium, trigon, trinomial, trionym, triplopia, tripod, trireme, triseme, triskele, triskelion, trisula, third power, cube, cube root, three, triform, trinal, trinomial, tertiary, ternary, triune, triarch, triadie, triple, tri-, tris-, tria juncta in uno.

Music

N music, concert, strain, tune, air, melody, aria, arietta, piece of music, work, number, opus, sonata, rondo, rondeau, pastorale, cavatina, roulade, fantasia, concerto, overture, symphony, variations, cadenza, cadence, fugue, canon, quodlibet, serenade, notturno, dithyramb, opera, operetta, oratorio, composition, movement, stave, passamezzo, toccata, Vorspiel, instrumental music, full score, minstrelsy, tweedledum and tweedledee, band, orchestra, concerted piece, potpourri, capriccio, vocal music, vocalism, chaunt, chant, psalm, psalmody, hymn, song, canticle, canzonet, cantata, bravura, lay, ballad, ditty, carol, pastoral, recitative, recitativo, solfeggio, Lydian measures, slow music, slow movement, adagio, minuet, siren strains, soft music, lullaby, dump, dirge, pibroch, martial music, march, dance music, waltz, solo, duet, duo, trio, quartet, quartett, septett, part song, descant, glee, madrigal, catch, round, chorus, chorale, antiphon, antiphony, accompaniment, second, bass, score, bourdon, drone, morceau, terzetto, composer, musician, musical, instrumental, vocal, choral, lyric, operatic, harmonious, Wagnerian, adagio, largo, larghetto, andante, andantino, alla capella, maestoso, moderato, allegro, allegretto, spiritoso, vivace, veloce, presto, prestissimo, con brio, capriccioso, scherzo, scherzando, legato, staccato, crescendo, diminuendo, rallentando, affettuoso, obbligato, pizzicato, desto, in notes by distance made more sweet, like the faint exquisite music of a dream, music arose with its voluptuous swell, music is the universal language of mankind, music's golden tongue, the speech of angels, will sing the savageness out of a bear, music hath charms to soothe the savage beast.


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