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trichotomous

 [trĭ-kot´ah-mus]
divided into three parts.

trichotomous

/tri·chot·o·mous/ (trĭ-kot´ah-mus) divided into three parts.

trichotomous

(of a plant) branching into three divisions or shoots.

trichotomous

divided into three parts.
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2010) used a trichotomous model to examine the relationships between students' achievement goal orientations and misbehaviors.
Resolution of the controversy surrounding the dichotomous and trichotomous views of the humans constitution cannot occur without first considering the above common and differentiated meanings of the two terms.
Reliabity and validity of the trichotomous and 2x2 achievement goal models in turkish university physical activity settings.
All these variables are dichotomous in nature (out comes are 0 if No and 1 if Yes) except salary, which is trichotomous and the out comes are: 1 = low salary, 2 = moderate salary and 3 = high salary.
The use of trichotomous (high/medium/ low) type manipulators could produce more comprehensive sets of data than presently exist (Zenger, Marshall 2000).
4) Concerning this, we also differ from Flatau and Emrich (2011) where a trichotomous and a continuous success parameter were used.
Elliot and Church (1997) and Elliot and Harackiewicz (1996) expanded on the dichotomous goal theory by categorising performance goals orientation into two: performance-approach goal and performance-avoidance goal orientations, thereby having a trichotomous goal framework: learning goal, performance-approach goal and performance-avoidance goal.
In line with many other psychological constructs, various scales have been developed to measure AGO in its unidimensional form (Ames & Archer, 1987; Bandura & Dweck, 1985), dichotomous form (Button, Mathieu, & Zajac, 1996; Heyman & Dweck, 1992; Nicholls, Cobb, Wood, Yackel, & Patashnick, 1990), trichotomous form (VandeWalle, 1997; Elliot & Church, 1997; Elliot & Harackiewicz, 1996), and presently along the 2x2 framework of four dimensions (Akin, 2012; Was, 2006; Elliot & McGregor, 2001).
Pope Urban's trichotomous view of the Crusades--from Sicily, to Spain, to the eastern Mediterranean--is corroborated by Middle Eastern sources; see Chevedden, "Islamic Interpretation"; idem, "The Islamic View and the Christian View of the Crusades: A New Synthesis," History 93, 2008, 181-200; idem, "The View of the Crusades from Rome and Damascus: The Geo-Strategic and Historical Perspectives of Pope Urban II and 'Ali ibn Tahir al-Sulami," Oriens 39, 2011, 257-329.
Peirce's trichotomous view of signs (icon, index, symbol) converges with that in of Augustine's point of view about dance performances in that they are categories with a solely theoretical existence, but in practice their features merge in different proportions.
Branchlets usually in three rows spirally twisted, 1-2 mm long, with simple branching inferiorly and trichotomous superiorly.