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triangulation

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtriangulationtri‧an‧gu‧la‧tion /traɪˌæŋɡjəˈleɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]  PGa method of finding your position by measuring the lines and angles of a triangle on a map
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triangulationHomogeneous, repetitive units are braced, by triangulation, to form a continuous space grid.From these other points could be measured by triangulation with compasses or calipers.The ratios obtained by triangulation are somewhat smaller than those produced by Methods 1-3.The procedure in Table 1 also exemplifies triangulation without row interchange.Yet his ideological triangulation seems calculated.There is thus no advantage at all in he intermediate triangulation step.This behaviour leads to triangulation between patient, staff, and family, and should be defused so that treatment can continue.Parisians saw the shape of things to come in the wooden triangulation towers which were set up throughout the city.
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