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triangulate

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verb tri·an·gu·late \trī-ˈaŋ-gyə-ˌlāt\

Definition of triangulate

triangulated

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triangulating

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to survey, map, or determine by triangulation

  3. 2a :  to divide into trianglesb :  to give triangular form to

1833

First Known Use of triangulate

1833


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triangulate

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

Definition of triangulate

  1. :  consisting of or marked with triangles

Origin and Etymology of triangulate

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


First Known Use: 1766


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