- the process of determining the value of a function between two points at which it has prescribed values.
- a similar process using more than two points at which the function has prescribed values.
- the process of approximating a given function by using its values at a discrete set of points.
Origin of interpolation
OTHER WORDS FROM interpolationnon·in·ter·po·la·tion, noun
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How to use interpolation in a sentence
It appears in the song’s credits alongside an interpolation of the 1998 song “Ooo La La La” by Teena Marie.What to Know About Beyoncé's Controversial Interpolation of Kelis' 'Milkshake' on Renaissance|Laura Zornosa|July 29, 2022|Time
Contemporary music like Beyoncé’s, and especially hip hop and R&B, often credits a host of artists given its heavy use of sampling and interpolation.What to Know About Beyoncé's Controversial Interpolation of Kelis' 'Milkshake' on Renaissance|Laura Zornosa|July 29, 2022|Time
However, the songwriting credits for rapper Soulja Boy probably best epitomize why contemporary music, especially hip hop and R&B with their heavy sampling and interpolation, has so many songwriters.
Sampling and interpolation have now become mainstays of the music industry, especially as hip hop and R&B, genres that have long relied on samples as part of the craft, have become more mainstream.
That included a lot of nitty-gritty talk about hardware specs and software interpolation, but also design decisions surrounding how to balance hardware-power and battery-power concerns.Valve provides a deep dive into Steam Deck’s custom hardware design|Kyle Orland|November 15, 2021|Ars Technica
The chief objection is the implied crossing of the sea during the migration from Tulan, which may be an interpolation.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 5|Hubert Howe Bancroft
These facts are not due to inconsistent interpolation of corslets into the work of this post-Christian poet Quintus.
However, it is certainly remarkable that the interpolation was not made by one of the interpolators of critical theory.
Cauer remarks that the possibility of "interpolation" "began only after the fixing of the text by Pisistratus."
This entry is an interpolation in a list of mayors and sheriffs in a different handwriting.The Science of Fairy Tales|Edwin Sidney Hartland