“I wanted to use the series to approximate films like [those],” said Bromell.
By 2018, Chinese wealth is expected to approximate the level of US wealth in 1993.
It somewhat resembled meat and was drowned in a gelatinous brown goop meant to approximate gravy.
The red line is the approximate break-even price of the average tar sands producer.
And nobody had reported a missing child of that approximate age.
His point of vantage was in the approximate center of an island of sand and shingle, a mile long, perhaps, by half a mile wide.
If it was practicable, he wanted to get an idea of the approximate cost.
It wouldn't give much of a signal, but you'd know our approximate position.
As you notice, the dump and this shack are at the approximate center.
This is obviously only an approximate method of dealing with the question.
early 15c., "to bring or put close," from approximate (adj.). Meaning "to come close" is from 1789. Related: Approximated; approximating.
approximate ap·prox·i·mate (ə-prŏk'sə-māt')
v. ap·prox·i·mat·ed, ap·prox·i·mat·ing, ap·prox·i·mates
To bring together, as cut edges of tissue. adj. (-mĭt)
Relating to the contact surfaces, either proximal or distal, of two adjacent teeth; proximate.
Close together. Used of the teeth in the human jaw.