extrapolation


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ex·trap·o·late

 (ĭk-străp′ə-lāt′)
v. ex·trap·o·lat·ed, ex·trap·o·lat·ing, ex·trap·o·lates
v.tr.
1. To infer or estimate by extending or projecting known information.
2. Mathematics To estimate (a value of a variable outside a known range) from values within a known range by assuming that the estimated value follows logically from the known values.
v.intr.
To engage in the process of extrapolating.


ex·trap′o·la′tion n.
ex·trap′o·la′tive adj.
ex·trap′o·la′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.extrapolation - (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function outside the range of known values
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
2.extrapolation - an inference about the future (or about some hypothetical situation) based on known facts and observations
illation, inference - the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation
Translations
extrapolace
ekstrapolaatio
extrapolatie
extrapolationextrapolering

extrapolation

[ɪksˌtræpəˈleɪʃən] Nextrapolación f

extrapolation

[ɪkˌstræpəˈleɪʃən] nextrapolation fextrasensory perception nperception f extrasensorielle

extrapolation

extrapolation

[ˌɪkstræpəʊˈleɪʃən] nestrapolazione f
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