Triune vs Triad - What's the difference?

triune | triad |


As an adjective triune

is threefold, having three components that are both separate and united;.

As a noun triad is

a grouping of three.

triune

English

Adjective

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  • Threefold, having three components that are both separate and united;
  • Derived terms

    * triune brain

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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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