Meaning of TRIANGULATION in English

TRIANGULATION

transcription, транскрипция: [ (ˌ)trī-ˌaŋ-gyə-ˈlā-shən ]

noun

Date: 1818

: the measurement of the elements necessary to determine the network of triangles into which any part of the earth's surface is divided in surveying ; broadly : any similar trigonometric operation for finding a position or location by means of bearings from two fixed points a known distance apart

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