Definition of trine in English:

trine

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Pronunciation: /trʌɪn
 
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Astrology

noun

An aspect of 120° (one third of a circle): Venus in trine to Mars [as modifier]: a trine aspect See also grand trine.
More example sentences
  • Sexual attraction occurs when one partner's Venus aspects the other's Mars; conjunctions are the most potent, with trines and sextiles also making for rewarding contact.
  • However, we are starting to see indications of a lesser sentence of imprisonment, since a trine is a favorable aspect.
  • Dorotheus refers to the trine as an aspect of much love and to the quartile as one of a medium amount of love.

verb

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(Of a planet) be in a trine aspect with (another planet or position): Jupiter trines Pluto all month
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  • As Anthony J. McGettigan says: The last time Saturn trined Uranus during a change of signs was during the years 1912-1914.
  • In 1961, when Yuri Gagarin made the first space flight, transiting Uranus was trining the radical Mars / Saturn midpoint.
  • The Moon in Cancer is strong, and past opposing the Sun and trining Uranus.

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'made up of three parts'): from Old French trin(e), from Latin trinus 'threefold', from tres 'three'.

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