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  • The meaning of "Triangulate" in various phrases and sentences

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    2. To determine your location on a map, usually at sea, using two landmarks and your distance or direction from them. If you know their direction you can draw lines from the two landmarks, and your location is the point where the lines intersect. If you know their distance you can use a compass to draw circles around the two landmarks, and your location is one of the two points where the circles intersect.

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    2. @leolin0819: "Triangular" means "in the form of a triangle." To "triangulate" means to locate something using the properties of triangles (e.g. trigonometry).

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