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Breakline - definition(s)

breakline - [3D GIS] A line in a TIN that represents a distinct interruption in the slope of a surface, such as a ridge, road, or stream. No triangle in a TIN may cross a breakline (in other words, breaklines are enforced as triangle edges). Z-values along a breakline can be constant or variable. 

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Source: esri, 06 February 2012 07:31:28, External 

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Breakline - An elevation polyline, in which each vertex has its own X,Y,Z values.

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Source: City of Toronto, 21 November 2013 08:59:22, External




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