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- n. A method of surveying, an extension of triangulation, in which a set of contiguous polygons are measured and plotted
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The work of conducting a survey by the polygonal method; a survey system conducted by the polygonal method: an alternative method to triangulation.
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Exposed horizontal strata periodically result in rock polygonation.