triangulate


1tri·an·gu·late

adjective \trī-ˈaŋ-gyə-lət\

Definition of TRIANGULATE

:  consisting of or marked with triangles

Origin of TRIANGULATE

Medieval Latin triangulatus, past participle of triangulare to make triangles, from Latin triangulum
First Known Use: 1766

2tri·an·gu·late

transitive verb \-ˌlāt\
tri·an·gu·lat·edtri·an·gu·lat·ing

Definition of TRIANGULATE

1
:  to survey, map, or determine by triangulation
2
a :  to divide into triangles
b :  to give triangular form to

First Known Use of TRIANGULATE

1833

Other Cartography Terms

Robinson projection, benchmark, plat, projection, topography

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