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trig point Line breaks: trig point
Pronunciation: /ˈtrɪɡpɔɪnt/

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Definition of trig point in English:

noun

British
A reference point on high ground used in surveying, typically marked by a small pillar.

Origin

Mid 19th century: abbreviation of trigonometrical point.

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