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Meaning of "triton" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TRITON

Via Latin from Greek tritōn.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TRITON

triton  [ˈtraɪtən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TRITON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Triton is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TRITON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of triton in the English dictionary

The definition of triton in the dictionary is any of various chiefly tropical marine gastropod molluscs of the genera Charonia, Cymatium, etc, having large beautifully-coloured spiral shells.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TRITON


affrighten
əˈfraɪtən
Blyton
ˈblaɪtən
brighten
ˈbraɪtən
Brighton
ˈbraɪtən
Britain
ˈbrɪtən
chiton
ˈkaɪtən
Crichton
ˈkraɪtən
enlighten
ɪnˈlaɪtən
frighten
ˈfraɪtən
heighten
ˈhaɪtən
lighten
ˈlaɪtən
metropolitan
ˌmɛtrəˈpɒlɪtən
overtighten
ˌəʊvəˈtaɪtən
retighten
ˌriːˈtaɪtən
righten
ˈraɪtən
seiten
ˈsaɪtən
tighten
ˈtaɪtən
titan
ˈtaɪtən
whiten
ˈwaɪtən
written
ˈrɪtən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TRITON

tritiation
tritical
triticale
tritically
triticalness
triticeous
triticism
triticum
tritide
tritium
tritone
tritonia
tritubercular
trituberculate
trituberculism
trituberculy
triturable
triturate
trituration
triturator

WORDS THAT END LIKE TRITON

alarm clock Briton
Billiton
Briton
exciton
graviton
Honiton
ice piton
mirliton
multiton
niton
piton
positon
soliton

Synonyms and antonyms of triton in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «triton» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TRITON

Find out the translation of triton to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of triton from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «triton» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

仓鼠
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

triton
570 millions of speakers

English

triton
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ट्राइटन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تريتون
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тритон
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

triton
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Triton
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

triton
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Triton
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Triton
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

トリトン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

트리톤
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Triton
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

triton
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டிரைடன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ट्रायटन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

triton
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tritone
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Triton
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тритон
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

triton
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

triton
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

triton
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

triton
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

triton
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of triton

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TRITON»

The term «triton» is very widely used and occupies the 15.430 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TRITON» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about triton

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TRITON»

Discover the use of triton in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to triton and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Of Triton
A sequel to Of Poseidon finds Emma struggling with her newly discovered identity as the daughter of a long-lost Poseidon princess, a situation that is complicated by Syrena's law condemning half-humans to death and a violent uprising ...
Anna Banks, 2013
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Triton
Triton the outermost moon of Neptune is a world of absolute freedom.
Samuel R. Delany, 2013
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Trouble on Triton: An Ambiguous Heterotopia
In a story as exciting as any science fiction adventure written, Samuel R. Delany's 1976 SF novel, originally published as Triton, takes us on a tour of a utopian society at war with . . . our own Earth!
Samuel R. Delany, 2011
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Neptune and Triton
This goal of this book is to present the detailed view of the entire Neptune system achieved through the first few years of analysis of the wealth of information returned from the Voyager 2 flyby of Neptune in August, 1989.
Dale P. Cruikshank, Mildred Shapley Matthews, A. M. Schumann, 1995
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The Blue Heron Conference Center at Triton Beach
Along the quiet waters of the Chesapeake is a long-forgotten beachfront park called Triton Beach.
David Brendan Tudryn, 2008
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Seashells of North America: A Guide to Field Identification
They need only a small protective operculum, in contrast to the large operculum found in the smooth-mouthed Oregon Triton. Triton's trumpets of tropical reefs grow to 18 inches and are used as horns in Eastern religious ceremonies and by  ...
R. Tucker Abbott, Herbert S. Zim, 2001
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Maximum PC
Triton's online service allowed users to stream games such as Prey, but those gamers were left in the lurch when Triton went under. Got a bone to pick with a vendor? Been spiked by a fly-by-night operation? Sic the Dog on them by writing  ...
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Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey
Triton pileare Lam., Beau. 8. G. Triton pileare Lam., Mai, Bl., xxiv, 28! Triton pileare Lam., Moll. Cuba, ii, 162. Triton pileare Linn., Jour, de Couch., iv, 418. G. Triton pileare Linn., Jour, de Conch., viii, 358. Triton pileare Morch, Mai. BL, xxiv, 29.
‎1886
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Bulletin - United States Geological Survey
Triton lanceolatus Mke., Jabrb., v, 366. Triton latior Morch, Mai. Bl., xxiv, 29. Ca. G . Triton lineolatnm Conrad, Am. Jourii. Sci., n. 8., ii, 1846. 398. Fla. Triton lineolatnm Conrad, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phil., n. s., i, 26, pi. L, fig. 35, 1845. Tampa.
Geological Survey (U.S.), 1885
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Encyclopedia of the Solar System
FIGURE 40.16 A possible capture mechanism for Triton. In this example “ exchange capture” calculation, an equal mass Triton binary approaches from the upper right and is disrupted by tides from Neptune. One member of the binary (in red) is ...
Tilman Spohn, Doris Breuer, Torrence Johnson, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TRITON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term triton is used in the context of the following news items.
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2015 Mitsubishi Triton review | first drive
The Mitsubishi Triton is the first all-new model of its breed in 10 years and leads a charge of five new or heavily revised models over the next six months. «Cars Guide, Apr 15»
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Mitsubishi Triton gets five-star ANCAP result
The new Mitsubishi Triton has scored a much-needed five-star result in the latest round of ANCAP safety testing. By attaining the top score against the latest ... «CarAdvice, Apr 15»
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Triton Minerals receives buy recommendation, A$0.90 price target
This is an excellent result for Triton and a potential game changer. It almost seems too good to be true, but we take comfort from the fact that this is a binding ... «Proactive Investors Australia, Apr 15»
4
Joyent Launches Triton, A New Container Infrastructure For Easier …
Joyent today announced the launch of Triton, its new container infrastructure for making Docker deployments in on-premise clouds and on its own cloud ... «TechCrunch, Mar 15»
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European Commission stands by Italy on coping with migratory …
Today the European Commission has announced that it is stepping up its assistance to Italy. Firstly, the Frontex Joint Operation Triton will be extended until at ... «EU News, Feb 15»
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Triton sea op 'inadequate', UNHCR urges EU change
(ANSAmed) - ROME, FEBRUARY 12 - The deaths of more than 300 migrants in the Mediterranean this week has highlighted the flaws in the Operation Triton ... «ANSAmed, Feb 15»
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Migrant deaths in Mediterranean show Triton inadequate
Triton hugs close to the Italian coast instead of reaching toward Africa like Mare Nostrum did. Its vessels are smaller and fewer. The human rights defence body ... «euronews, Feb 15»
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Bass Pro Shops Buys Ranger, Stratos, Triton Boat Brands
SPRINGFIELD, MO – Bass Pro Group announced today an agreement to acquire Fishing Holdings, LLC, a manufacturer of fishing boats that include Ranger ... «Musky Hunter Magazine, Dec 14»
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All-New Mitsubishi Triton Revealed, In Australia From Mid-2015
Mitsubishi has at last revealed its all-new 2015 Triton, unveiling the big pickup in Thailand today. This week's outing, the Triton's first official appearance since ... «The Motor Report, Nov 14»
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EU migrants: Reduced Mediterranean mission set to go
Triton, run by the EU border agency Frontex, will have six ships, four planes and one helicopter at its disposal, and a staff of 65. The European Commission says ... «BBC News, Oct 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Triton [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/triton>. Nov 2019 ».
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