treble englannista suomeksi
sopraano-, diskantti-, korkea
diskantit, korkeimmat äänitaajuudet
Pertaining to the highest singing voice or part in harmonized music; soprano.
High in pitch; shrill.
1837 Penny Cyclopedia, vol. 7, s.v. "Constantinople":
- The treble walls and ditches on the land side ... diminish the extent of ground covered with houses.
The highest singing voice (especially as for a boy) or part in musical composition.
A person or instrument having a treble voice or pitch; a soprano.
The highest tuned in a ring of bells.
Any high-pitched or shrill voice or sound.
A threefold quantity or number; something having three parts or having been tripled.
A drink with three portions of alcohol.
Any of the narrow areas enclosed by the two central circles on a dartboard, worth three times the usual value of the segment.
Three goals, victories, awards etc. in a given match or season.
2014, Jacob Steinberg, "Wigan shock Manchester City in FA Cup again to reach semi-finals", ''The Guardian'', 9 March 2014:
- As for City, a domestic treble is off the cards and they must haul themselves off the floor quickly with the second leg of their last-16 Champions League tie against Barcelona on Wednesday.
To become multiplied by three or increased threefold.
To make a shrill or high-pitched noise.
To utter in a treble key; to whine.
1618, (w), ''A Hymn to Hermes''
- He outrageously / (When I accused him) trebled his reply.
1314, H. de Mondeville, ''Chirurgie'', page 24, 3rd column, lines 9-12
- L'utilité (..) est treble
- : The usefulness (..) is treble