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triangulate

 : 
Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Adjective
 : 
tri=an=gu=late

CIDE DICTIONARY

triangulatev. t. 
  •  To divide into triangles; specifically, to survey by means of a series of triangles properly laid down and measured.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To make triangular, or three-cornered.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

triangulate, v. & adj.
--v.tr.
1 divide (an area) into triangles for surveying purposes.
2 a measure and map (an area) by the use of triangles with a known base length and base angles. b determine (a height, distance, etc.) in this way.
--adj. Zool. marked with triangles.

Derivative
triangulately adv. triangulation n.
Etymology
L triangulatus triangular (as TRIANGLE)

THESAURUS

triangulate

allocate, appraise, appreciate, assay, assess, assign, calculate, calibrate, caliper, check a parameter, collocate, compute, deploy, dial, dispose, divide, emplace, estimate, evaluate, fathom, fix, gauge, get a fix, graduate, home in on, install, localize, locate, measure, mensurate, mete, meter, navigate, pace, pin down, pinpoint, place, plumb, position, prize, probe, put in place, quantify, quantize, rate, situate, size, size up, sound, span, spot, step, survey, take a reading, valuate, value, weigh, zero in on

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