triangulator

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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