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v. in·ter·po·lat·ed, in·ter·po·lat·ing, in·ter·po·lates
1. To insert or introduce between other elements or parts.
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.
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.
References in classic literature ?
7: This oracle most clearly proves that Asclepius was not the son of Arsinoe, but that Hesiod or one of Hesiod's interpolators composed the verses to please the Messenians.
Error bounds for floating-point polynomial interpolators.
Evaluation and comparison of spatial interpolators, Mathematical Geology 24: 381-391.
To obtain the required information on a dense grid, several interpolators should be employed.
Generally, GP models are both interpolators and smoothers of data and are effective predictors when the response surface of interest is a smooth function of the parameter space.
Sources and Methods for the Quarterly and Annual Estimates of State Personal Income Components Extrapolators Extrapolators Annual for for second estimates preliminary quarterly quarterly estimates and estimates interpolators for revised quarterly estimates Wage and salary disbursements by industry: (1) Farms Trend extra- Trend extra- Economic polation (2) polation (2) Research Service (ERS)/U.
But any number of methods for interpolating monthly or quarterly data could be used, and indeed one could use different interpolators for different countries.
11) The quarterly interpolators are a constant, a linear time trend, and an index of industrial production and trade.
While the Alexandrian editors were scrupulously conservative in their textual work, the postulated editors in biblical studies became much more, with their roles expanding into those of compilers, interpolators, and composers of large textual additions.
11] Weber, Dennis and Englund, Evan, 1992, "Evaluation and Comparison of Spatial Interpolators I," Mathematical Geology, Vol.