verb (used with object), tri·an·gu·lat·ed, tri·an·gu·lat·ing.
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Origin of triangulate
OTHER WORDS FROM triangulatetri·an·gu·la·tor, nounsub·tri·an·gu·late, adjective
Words nearby triangulate
Example sentences from the Web for triangulate
Just measure the exact arrival time of a seismic wave at three or more locations, and you can triangulate the source.Rumbles on Mars Raise Hopes of Underground Magma Flows|Robin George Andrews|February 1, 2021|Quanta Magazine
Throughout the 1850s, Douglas triangulated between his Northern constituents and his Southern colleagues.Mitch McConnell has repeated Stephen A. Douglas’s biggest mistake|Lauren Haumesser|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
That means the cells of the positive Grassmannian can serve as the tiles needed to triangulate the amplituhedron.
She’s also laid out a precise conjecture that predicts how many tiles are needed to triangulate any amplituhedron.
That said, the company seemed to have triangulated my potential size and gave me a couple of options to try.You can now return Apple’s Solo Loop for a new size, without sending back the Watch|Brian Heater|September 24, 2020|TechCrunch
“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|Peter Schwartzstein|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“There is no desire to triangulate or distance ourselves from Democrats,” a senior administration official said.
“Obama May Have to Triangulate Like Clinton If His Party Loses U.S. House,” announced a headline last week on Bloomberg.com.
As before of a line was made a lineate: so here in like manner of a triangle is made a triangulate.
Such is the Adscription of a triangle: The adscription of an ordinate triangulate is now to be taught.
If I had a transit, I could calculate the depth at any point where the water shows––triangulate with a vertical angle.
“You could triangulate at the first place where the bottom can be seen, beyond here,” suggested Genevieve.
And thus much of the geodesy of right lines, by the meanes of rectangled triangles: It followeth now of the triangulate.
British Dictionary definitions for triangulate
verb (traɪˈæŋɡjʊˌleɪt) (tr)
- to survey by the method of triangulation
- to calculate trigonometrically