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triangulation

noun [U] uk   us   /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 method
Translations of “triangulation”
in Chinese (Traditional) (對地圖或平面圖的)三角剖分,三角測量…
in Chinese (Simplified) (对地图或平面图的)三角剖分,三角测量…
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