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tre•ble



Pronunciation: (treb'ul), [key]
adj., n., v., -bled, -bling.


adj.
1. threefold; triple.
2. Music.
a. of or pertaining to the highest part in harmonized music; soprano.
b. of the highest pitch or range, as a voice part, voice, singer, or instrument.
c. high in pitch; shrill.

n.
1. Music.
a. the treble or soprano part.
b. a treble voice, singer, or instrument.
2. a high or shrill voice or sound.
3. the highest-pitched peal of a bell.

v.t., v.i.
to make or become three times as much or as many; triple.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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