Diad vs Triad - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between diad and triad

is that diad is (chemistry) a sequence of two (different) monomers in a polymer while triad is a grouping of three.

diad

English

Noun

(wikipedia diad) (en noun)
  • (chemistry) A sequence of two (different) monomers in a polymer
  • (anatomy) A structure in the cardiac myocyte
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    triad

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A grouping of three.
  • (music) A chord consisting of a root tone, the tone two degrees higher, and the tone four degrees higher in a given scale.
  • (electronics) on a CRT display, a group of three neighbouring phosphor dots, coloured green, red, and blue.
  • A branch of a Chinese underground criminal society, mostly based in Hong Kong.
  • Synonyms

    * (group of three) threesome, trine, trinity, trio, triplet, troika, triumvirate

    See also

    * monad * dyad * mafia * tong * yakuza * ("triad" on Wikipedia)

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