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triangulate

verb tri·an·gu·late \ trī-ˈaŋ-gyə-ˌlāt \
Updated on: 1 Apr 2018

Definition of triangulate

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

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First Known Use of triangulate

1833


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triangulate

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

Definition of triangulate

: consisting of or marked with triangles

Origin and Etymology of triangulate

Medieval Latin triangulatus, past participle of triangulare to make triangles, from Latin triangulum


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