[ UK /tɹa‍ɪˈænɡjʊlˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
[ US /tɹaɪˌæŋɡjuˈɫeɪʃən/ ]
  1. a trigonometric method of determining the position of a fixed point from the angles to it from two fixed points a known distance apart; useful in navigation
  2. a method of surveying; the area is divided into triangles and the length of one side and its angles with the other two are measured, then the lengths of the other sides can be calculated
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How To Use triangulation In A Sentence

  • I have heard the term triangulation, you know, Clintonistas, whatever the case may be. CNN Transcript Nov 24, 2008
  • The layout of a triangulation system may either be a continuous net as in Fig . 1 - 1 .
  • Certainly, they are extremely impatient with the triangulation strategies that have failed to win majorities for the last several election cycles.
  • He is the first person we know of who thinks you can win a war by triangulation.
  • If they were bold enough to take on the legalisation of cannabis they would leapfrog beyond political triangulation.
  • Cellular triangulation, Wi-Fi networks, and ultrawideband offer outdoor and indoor location data as well, sometimes down to the centimeter level.
  • The central argument was a reaffirmation of Third Way triangulation.
  • His strategy was triangulation: to push the Tories out to the Right, and to destroy Old Labour.
  • The Royal Danish Academy began an ambitious project to undertake a topographical survey of Denmark and also to use triangulation to determine geographical coordinates.
  • He won the last election by triangulation.
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