As a proper noun trine
is , short form of katrine ( =catherine).
As an adjective triune is
threefold, having three components that are both separate and united;.
(astrology) Denoting the aspect of two celestial bodies which are 120° apart.
* , III.1.2.ii:
- The physicians refer this to their temperament, astrologers to trine and sextile aspects, or opposite of their several ascendants, lords of their genitures, love and hatred of planets […].
A group of three things.
* Elizabeth Browning
An aspect of two astrological bodies when 120° apart.
- A single trine of brazen tortoises.
(astrology) To put in the aspect of a trine.
- By fortune he [Saturn] was now to Venus trined .
Threefold, having three components that are both separate and united;
* triune brain