Any time three steps are taken to two counts of music. Directions may be forward, back , side or turning. They are walking or running steps. Triples in specific directions are also called chasse, pas de bourre, step-ball chane, or triplet.
having three units or components or elements; "a ternary operation"; "a treble row of red beads"; "overcrowding made triple sessions necessary"; "triple time has three beats per measure"; "triplex windows"
Three items a dog sees thrown for it to retrieve. Items are not thrown at the same time. A triple tests the dogâ€(tm)s memory as it must pick up one item, return to itâ€(tm)s handler, then go get the other item, bring it back, then go get the third item and bring it back.
In mathematics, a triple is an n-tuple with n being 3. A triple is a sequence of three elements. It is not a set of three elements, as the ordering of the elements matters, and an element can be present more than once in the same triple.
In baseball, a triple is the act of a batter safely reaching third base by striking the ball and getting to third before being made out, without the benefit of a fielder's misplay (see error) or another runner being put out on a fielder's choice.