triangulate

[adj. trahy-ang-gyuh-lit, -leyt; v. trahy-ang-gyuh-leyt]
adjective
1.
composed of or marked with triangles.
verb (used with object), triangulated, triangulating.
2.
to make triangular.
3.
to divide into triangles.
4.
to survey (an area) by triangulation.

Origin:
1600–10; < Medieval Latin triangulātus, past participle of triangulāre to make triangles. See triangle, -ate1

triangulator, noun
subtriangulate, adjective
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triangulate
 
vb
1.  a.  to survey by the method of triangulation
 b.  to calculate trigonometrically
2.  to divide into triangles
3.  to make triangular
 
adj
4.  marked with or composed of triangles
 
tri'angulately
 
adv

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Example sentences
When a seizure occurs, doctors triangulate the origin of the aberrant
  electrical activity.
The ships set out transponders that the subs use to triangulate their position
  from the ships.
None had any means by which to triangulate such a spectacle into a vision even
  remotely resembling the modern one.
Previously, trucks had to wait until enough calls came in to let them
  triangulate the location of an outage.
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