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Triangulated Irregular Network (TIN)

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Triangulated Irregular Network (TIN) - definition(s)

TIN - [data structures] Acronym for triangulated irregular network. A vector data structure that partitions geographic space into contiguous, nonoverlapping triangles. The vertices of each triangle are sample data points with x-, y-, and z-values. These sample points are connected by lines to form Delaunay triangles. TINs are used to store and display surface models.

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Source: esri, 13 September 2012 09:51:32, External 

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