# interpolation

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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.

**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-^{5}in the Appendix of 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

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Noun | 1. | 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" |

2. | interpolation - (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function between the values already knownmath, 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 interruptsdisruption, 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

*n (of remark)*→ Einwerfen

*nt*; (= remark made) → Einwurf

*m*; (in text) → Interpolation

*f*, → Einfügung

*f*; (Math) → Interpolation

*f*

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