linear extrapolation


noun

Statistics, Mathematics. extrapolation using a linear equation to estimate the value of a variable or function outside the tabulated or observed range.

Nearby words

  1. linear collider,
  2. linear combination,
  3. linear dependence,
  4. linear differential equation,
  5. linear equation,
  6. linear fracture,
  7. linear function,
  8. linear graph,
  9. linear independence,
  10. linear induction motor

Origin of linear extrapolation

First recorded in 1895–1900

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