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Pronunciation: (trī'ad, -ud), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/triad.html on line 73 [key]
n.
1. a group of three, esp. of three closely related persons or things.
2. Chem.
a. an element, atom, or group having a valence of three. Cf. monad (def. 2), dyad (def. 3).
b. a group of three closely related compounds or elements, as isomers or halides.
3. Music.a chord of three tones, esp. one consisting of a given tone with its major or minor third and its perfect, augmented, or diminished fifth.
4. (cap.) Mil.the three categories of strategic-nuclear-weapons delivery systems: bombers, land-based missiles, and missile-firing submarines.

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

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