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in·ter·po·late

 (ĭn-tûr′pə-lāt′)
v. in·ter·po·lat·ed, in·ter·po·lat·ing, in·ter·po·lates
v.tr.
1. To insert or introduce between other elements or parts.
2.
a. To insert (material) into a text.
b. To insert into a conversation. See Synonyms at introduce.
3. To change or falsify (a text) by introducing new or incorrect material.
4. Mathematics
a. To estimate a value of (a function or series) between two known values.
b. To create a continuous function that incorporates (a finite set of data), such as creating a curve that passes through a fixed set of points or a surface through a fixed set of curves.
5. To introduce estimated values of (pixel data) into a pixel array to improve the quality of an enlarged digital image.
v.intr.
To make insertions or additions.

[Latin interpolāre, interpolāt-, to touch up, refurbish, from interpolis, refurbished; see pel- in Indo-European roots.]

in·ter′po·la′tion n.
in·ter′po·la′tive adj.
in·ter′po·la′tor n.

interpolation

(ɪnˌtɜːpəˈleɪʃən)
n
1. the act of interpolating or the state of being interpolated
2. something interpolated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.interpolation - a message (spoken or written) that is introduced or inserted; "with the help of his friend's interpolations his story was eventually told"; "with many insertions in the margins"
subject matter, content, message, substance - what a communication that is about something is about
2.interpolation - (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function between the values already known
figuring, reckoning, calculation, computation - problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
3.interpolation - the action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts
disruption, interruption, gap, break - an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"

interpolation

noun insertion, addition, aside, introduction, insert, interjection, intercalation The interpolation was inserted soon after the text was finished.
Translations

interpolation

[ɪnˌtɜːpəˈleɪʃən] Ninterpolación f

interpolation

n (of remark)Einwerfen nt; (= remark made)Einwurf m; (in text) → Interpolation f, → Einfügung f; (Math) → Interpolation f

interpolation

[ɪnˌtɜːpəˈleɪʃn] n (frm) → interpolazione f
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The problems are in sections such as look at the exponent, a brief introduction to algebraic number theory, the Lagrange interpolation formula, at the border of analysis and number theory, and some special applications of polynomials.
A one-dimensional interpolation formula to compute a function F:[-1,1] [right arrow] R is given by
By the Song Dynasty, China produced estimates of n out to 7 decimal places, proved the volume of a sphere, and even discovered a more general version of Newton's interpolation formula to predict planetary movements.
j] (1 [less than or equal to] j [less than or equal to] n and j [not equal to] i) broadcasted by the other participants, then computes [beta]u as follows according to the interpolation formula.
14]--, The extended Hermite-Fejer interpolation formula with application to the theory of generalized almost-step parabolas, Publ.
Thanks to the Newton interpolation formula in one variable, one can rewrite this quotient as a single determinant (see [6]):
i]/i [member of] A }, for some group A with |A | = k, the polynomial f (x) and, thus, the information S, can be obtained using Lagrange's interpolation formula as in equations (2, 3).
In our approach the derivatives of the velocity potential are calculated by employing the Lagrange interpolation formula through five points.
We now consider the interpolation formula given in Corollary 7.
To calculate an IRR, two net present values should be calculated and then be used in the interpolation formula to derive the rate.