What is treble?

  • (noun): The pitch range of the highest female voice.
    Synonyms: soprano
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on treble:

1998–99 In English Football - Diary of The Season
... Yorke keeps Manchester United in line for the treble as he scores both their goals in the 2–0 quarter-final replay win at Chelsea ... time they will be competing in the European Cup final to challenge for a unique treble ... Munich 2–1 in the European Cup final at the Nou Camp to complete a unique treble ...
Joe Mercer (jockey) - Career - 1970-1976
... Pert Lassie was the first leg of a Mercer treble at the inaugural Timeform Cancer Charity Day at Doncaster (Charlton was another leg of this treble) ... V Handicap and this victory rounded off a treble, all on the Thursday of the meeting ... The third winner of Mercer’s Royal Ascot treble was Lord Porchester's hitherto unraced colt Smuggler ...

More definitions of "treble":

  • (adj): Three times as great or many.
    Example: "A claim for treble (or triple) damages"
    Synonyms: threefold, triple
  • (adj): Having or denoting a high range.
    Example: "The boy still had a fine treble voice"; "the treble clef"
    Synonyms: soprano
  • (verb): Sing treble.
  • (verb): Increase threefold.
    Synonyms: triple
  • (adj): Having three units or components or elements.
    Example: "A treble row of red beads"
    Synonyms: ternary, triple, triplex
  • (adj): Having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities.
    Example: "Every episode has its double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison
    Synonyms: double, dual, twofold, threefold

Famous quotes containing the word treble:

    Hortensio. Madam, my instrument’s in tune.
    Bianca. Let’s hear. O fie, the treble jars.
    Lucentio. Spit in the hole, man, and tune again.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)