Words nearby extrapolation
How to use extrapolation in a sentence
I generally focus on politics in what I write but I’ll spare you any extrapolations examining how the divisions in our country might overlap with these motivations.
Keep in mind, the report is an extrapolation of current findings and exploration of their implications.Extraterrestrial Life Could Be Hiding in Our Galaxy’s Interior Ocean Worlds|Jason Dorrier|March 21, 2021|Singularity Hub
Improving these chains of extrapolation is a call and response between data generated by new generations of sensors and the software models that help us understand them.How technology might finally start telling farmers things they didn’t already know|Katie McLean|December 18, 2020|MIT Technology Review
“On the sun we have some photos, a few extrapolations, and then there’s a lot of guesswork,” Dan Seaton said to PopSci earlier this year.Images like this one could help reveal the Sun’s inner workings|María Paula Rubiano A.|December 11, 2020|Popular-Science
You claim that you actually guessed where that ship was going to be, but you followed the computer's extrapolation instead?But, I Don't Think|Gordon Randall Garrett
The last three values are those obtained by extrapolation with platinum-rhodium and platinum-iridium couples.
In controversion of this it must be said that the ulterior justification of such ideal extrapolation is not yet feasible.Natural Philosophy|Wilhelm Ostwald
Even the most favorable extrapolation showed it would take him nineteen years to become master of the world.Teething Ring|James Causey
I thought my subconscious was just building up this stuff to fill the gaps in what I'd produced from logical extrapolation.The Edge of the Knife|Henry Beam Piper
Cultural definitions for extrapolation
A mathematical procedure designed to enable one to estimate unknown values of a parameter from known values. A common method of extrapolation is to look at data on a curve, then extend the curve into regions for which there is no data. Extrapolation is often used to predict the future.