adjective tri·an·gu·late \trī-ˈaŋ-gyə-lət\

Definition of TRIANGULATE

:  consisting of or marked with triangles


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


transitive verb tri·an·gu·late \-ˌlāt\

Definition of TRIANGULATE

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

First Known Use of TRIANGULATE


Other Cartography Terms

Robinson projection, benchmark, plat, projection, topography


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