threefold meaning

A threefold, the twisted cubic.
A threefold, the twisted cubic.

    Definition of threefold in English Dictionary

  • NounPLthreefoldsPREthree-SUF-fold
    1. (mathematics) An algebraic variety of degree 3.
      1. In this way, we find some new pairs $(h^{1,1},\;h^{2,1})$ of Hodge numbers of Calabi-Yau threefolds.
  • Adjective
    1. three times as great.
      1. triple.
      2. Adverb
        1. by a factor of three.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Lowered softly with a threefold cord of love / Down to a silent grave. Alfred Tennyson.
            • There has been a threefold increase in inflation ( = inflation is three times what it was before)
            • Inflation has increased threefold ( = inflation is three times what it was before)
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Uncomparable adjectives
            • Adverbs
              • Uncomparable adverbs
              • Morphemes
                • Suffixes
                  • Words by suffix
                    • Words suffixed with -fold
                • Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
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                Source: Wiktionary

                Meaning of threefold for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "threefold" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
                Difficultness: Level 4
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                Definiteness: Level 1
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