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1818, from Medieval Latin triangulationem (mid-12c., nominative triangulatio ), noun of action from Latin *triangulare , from triangulum (see triangle ).

The Latin word sequī , meaning “to follow,” and its form secutus give us the roots sequ and sec . Words from the Latin sequī have something to do with following. Something sec ond follows what came first. A sequ el is a book or movie that follows another and continues the story. A sequ ence is the order in which one thing follows another. A con sequ ence is a result that follows from a condition or action.

1580s, "to support or represent in a duel, fight, etc.," from Middle French seconder , from Latin secundare "to assist, make favorable," from secundus "assisting, favorable, following, second" (see second (adj.)). The noun in this sense is first recorded 1580s. The verb in the parliamentary sense is first recorded 1590s. Related: Seconded ; seconding .


Second base definition dating

Second base definition dating