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English definition of “triangulation”

triangulation

noun [U]     /traɪˌæŋ.ɡjʊˈleɪ.ʃən/ specialized
the division of a map or plan into triangles for measurement purposes, or the calculation of positions and distances using this methodMaps and map-makingCalculations and calculatingAddition, subtraction, multiplication and division
(Definition of triangulation noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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