Triplet vs Quatrain - What's the difference?

triplet | quatrain |


As nouns the difference between triplet and quatrain

is that triplet is a group of three while quatrain is a poem in four lines.

triplet

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A group of three.
  • One of a group of three.
  • One of a group of three siblings born at the same time to the same mother.
  • (music) A group of three notes played or written where two notes would ordinarily be; a form of tuplet.
  • (physics) A triquark.
  • See also

    * trio * triptych * twin (coefficient)

    Anagrams

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    quatrain

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia quatrain) (en noun)
  • a poem in four lines
  • a stanza of four lines
  • Awake! for Morning in the Bowl of Night,
    Has flung the Stone that puts the stars to flight:
    And Lo! the Hunter of the East has caught
    The Sultan's Turret in a Noose of light.

    See also

    * couplet * tercet * terzain * cinquain * sestet * septet * octave