biangulation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bi- +‎ angulation or biangulate +‎ -ation

Noun[edit]

biangulation (countable and uncountable, plural biangulations)

  1. The establishment of the two-dimensional position of a point, relative to a fixed point, by first establishing the position of an intermediate point
    • 2016 January 29, “Differential Effects of Roads and Traffic on Space Use and Movements of Native Forest-Dependent and Introduced Edge-Tolerant Species”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0148121:
      From June to November in 2011, 2012 and 2013, we located squirrels during daylight hours via simultaneous biangulation and homing.