• Triangulation refers to the process of receiving satellite signals from multiple sources to pinpoint precise locations using the global positioning system (GPS).

  • Term Part of Speech Definition Encyclopedic Entry
    Global Positioning System (GPS) Noun

    system of satellites and receiving devices used to determine the location of something on Earth.

    location Noun

    position of a particular point on the surface of the Earth.

    Encyclopedic Entry: location
    multiple Adjective

    many.

    precise Adjective

    exact.

    satellite Noun

    object that orbits around something else. Satellites can be natural, like moons, or made by people.

    triangulation Noun

    method of determining distance or placement of two points by calculating their distance from a third point whose position is known.

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