triangulate[trī aŋ′gyə lāt′; for adj., -lit, -lāt′]
triangulate definition by Webster's New World
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transitive verb triangulated, triangulating
- to divide into triangles
- to survey or map (a region) by triangulation
- to make triangular
Origin: ; from Midieval Latin triangulatus, past participle of an unverified form triangulare ; from Classical Latin triangulum: see triangle
- of triangles; triangular
- marked with triangles
triangulate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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transitive verb tri·an·gu·lat·ed, tri·an·gu·lat·ing, tri·an·gu·lates
- To divide into triangles.
- To survey by triangulation.
- To make triangular.
- To measure by using trigonometry.
- Of or relating to triangles; triangular.
- Made up of or marked with triangles.