- the determination of a curve that fits a specified set of points: The method of least squares is commonly used for curve fitting.
Origin of curve fitting
First recorded in 1920–25
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Examples from the Web for curve fitting
Such programs can perform any function from changing displays gains to curve-fitting.On-Line Data-Acquisition Systems in Nuclear Physics, 1969
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