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interpolate

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1  —as in:
interpolate the data
Definition estimates a value that lies between two known values

or in digital imaging:  adding pixels (dots or resolution) to an image based upon examination of surrounding pixels
  • If a straight line crosses through 2, 4, and 8, we can interpolate that it passes through 6.
interpolate = estimates a value that lies between two known values

or in digital imaging:  adding pixels (dots or resolution) to an image based upon examination of surrounding pixels
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Interpolated resolution does not add any detail, but it can make line art look a little smoother.
  • The mathematician found the answer using interpolation on the graph containing the data.
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • Kant insisted that ideas of that kind not be considered interpolations serving to fill in the gaps, but should be considered as concepts that need to stand on their own.
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tions", converts a verb into a plural noun that denotes results of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in actions, illustrations, and observations.)
  • The most learned scholars of Christianity now unanimously recognize this verse to be a later interpolation of the Church and it is not included in modern Bibles.
  • (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • We can interpolate the digital image to try to make it look less grainy, but selecting the best method of interpolation is as much art as science.
(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)

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2  —as in:
interpolate the manuscript
Definition to insert words into texts — often falsifying it
  • The bracketed line on that page of the Odyssey is thought by some to be an interpolation added long ago.
interpolation = to insert words into texts — often falsifying it
(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • The most learned scholars of Christianity now unanimously recognize this verse to be a later interpolation of the Church and it is not included in modern Bibles.
(editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)

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