[adjective trahy-ang-gyuh-lit, -leyt; verb trahy-ang-gyuh-leyt]
- composed of or marked with triangles.
Origin of triangulate
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Examples from the Web for triangulate
“I need [my team] to triangulate as many sources as possible and we then accept the most credible,” Francesco Motta said.ISIS Fighters Are Killing Faster than Statisticians Can Count
December 5, 2014
“There is no desire to triangulate or distance ourselves from Democrats,” a senior administration official said.Inside Obama's Tax-Cut Gamble
December 8, 2010
“Obama May Have to Triangulate Like Clinton If His Party Loses U.S. House,” announced a headline last week on Bloomberg.com.Exit Rahm. Left Turn Ahead.
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A triangulate is a rectilineall figure compounded of triangles.
The sides of a triangulate are two more than are the triangles of which it is made.
But in a Triangulate the matter is to be prooved by demonstration.
Therefore by a triangle there may be inscribed a triangulate of 6.
If I had a transit, I could calculate the depth at any point where the water shows––triangulate with a vertical angle.Out of the Depths</p>
Robert Ames Bennet
- to survey by the method of triangulation
- to calculate trigonometrically
- to divide into triangles
- to make triangular
- marked with or composed of triangles
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Word Origin and History for triangulate
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