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  1. extrapolation

    • IPA[ɪkˌstrapəˈleɪʃn]

    英式

    • n.
      the action of estimating or concluding something by assuming that existing trends will continue or a current method will remain applicable;the extension of a graph, curve, or range of values by inferring unknown values from trends in the known data
    • noun: extrapolation, plural noun: extrapolations

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    名詞

    • 1. the action of estimating or concluding something by assuming that existing trends will continue or a current method will remain applicable sizes were estimated by extrapolation caution is advised in the interpretation and extrapolation of results
    • the extension of a graph, curve, or range of values by inferring unknown values from trends in the known data extrapolation of the logarithmic curve yielded an estimate of 66 species
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    • IPA[ikˌstrapəˈlāSH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      the action of estimating or concluding something by assuming that existing trends will continue ... sizes were estimated by extrapolation caution is advised in the interpretation and extrapolation of results

    Oxford American Dictionary