Meaning of TRIANGULATE in English


I. trī-ˈaŋ-gyə-lət adjective

Etymology: Medieval Latin triangulatus, past participle of triangulare to make triangles, from Latin triangulum

Date: 1766

: consisting of or marked with triangles

II. -ˌlāt transitive verb

( -lat·ed ; -lat·ing )

Date: 1833

1. : to survey, map, or determine by triangulation


a. : to divide into triangles

b. : to give triangular form to

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