[ UK /tɹˈa‍ɪpə‍ʊz/ ]
  1. final honors degree examinations at Cambridge University
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How To Use tripos In A Sentence

  • Hardy was placed as fourth wrangler in the Mathematical Tripos of 1898, a result which continued to annoy him for, despite feeling that the system was very silly, he still felt that he should have come out on top.
  • Fundamentally an academic, he had been called up from Cambridge after an abbreviated Tripos, undoubtedly resented this. DISPLACED PERSON
  • He got a 'double first' anyone who's survived the Cambridge music tripos will know that that takes a lot of doing, then headed for postgraduate studies at Princeton; last time I heard of him, several years ago, he was freelancing as a violinist in New York. My old friend...
  • In 1860-61 Cambridge appointed him moderator and examiner for the Mathematical Tripos.
  • In 1879 he entered King's College Cambridge becoming 11th wrangler in the mathematical tripos of 1882.
  • He graduated with distinction in the mathematical tripos of 1912.
  • He took Part I and Part II of the Classical Tripos in 1881 and 1883, being twelfth wrangler in the Mathematical Tripos of 1882.
  • Oxygen is indispensable for the life of the tissues, and its supply is dependent upon the integrity of the three organs mentioned, which have been called the tripos of life. Disease and Its Causes
  • We expected him to be plucked on his tripos.
  • At Cambridge he had done very well, in the early days of the tripos, and was chosen fellow and tutor of Gonville and Mary Anerley
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