triple-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: increase threefold

Ownership of digital music players has more than tripled from 2005 to 2006.
Bird flu fatalities have almost tripled this year.
The number of bacteria in a certain culture triples every 2 hours.

VerbNet: other_cos-45.4
FrameNet: Change_position_on_a_scale
PropBank: triple.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: hit a three-base hit

Pitcher allows no hits through 9 innings, but triples every time up.
Justin Solomon singled twice and tripled for the Rockies.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2