verb (used with object), ex·trap·o·lat·ed, ex·trap·o·lat·ing.
verb (used without object), ex·trap·o·lat·ed, ex·trap·o·lat·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM extrapolateex·trap·o·la·tion, nounex·trap·o·la·tive, ex·trap·o·la·to·ry [ik-strap-uh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /ɪkˈstræp ə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjectiveex·trap·o·la·tor, nouno·ver·ex·trap·o·la·tion, noun
Example sentences from the Web for extrapolate
However, other members said data from older trial participants could be extrapolated to younger people.With key endorsement, Pfizer vaccine speeds toward FDA emergency approval|Claire Zillman, reporter|December 11, 2020|Fortune
By measuring the current expansion rate and extrapolating backward, they found that the universe must be less than 2 billion years old.
Perhaps the greatest contributor to this is the fact researchers are extrapolating from a very small population of planets.There Could Be 300 Million (or More) Earth-Like Planets in Our Galaxy|Jason Dorrier|November 8, 2020|Singularity Hub
Over a full, 162-game season, Atlanta’s tally extrapolates to 940 runs, which would have been the most in franchise history since the Boston Beaneaters scored 1,008 in 1893.This Rotation Isn’t ‘Vintage Braves,’ But Atlanta Is Making It Work|Neil Paine (firstname.lastname@example.org)|October 6, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Holy moly, we have to look at Venus so we can extrapolate to all these other exoplanets.Three ways scientists could search for life on Venus|Charlie Wood|October 1, 2020|Popular Science