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interpolate as in:  interpolate the data

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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interpolate as in:  interpolate the manuscript

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  • 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.
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  • Oderisi's 'Piu ridon ....'was how Dante drew attention to the humility of the miniaturists, who tried in the simplest, densest strokes to convey the essence of what they saw, and were not interested in discursive interpolations, conceits, or dazzling excursions that proved them to their fellowsalthough they had to do some of this simply to arouse their patrons.†   (source)
  • And here interpolated—it's so hard to remember how you die or when.†   (source)
  • Sometimes, deliberately, they salted their pages with glib false readings, sometimes they interpolated passages of wild absurdity, waiting exultantly for his cautious amendment of a word that did not exist.†   (source)
  • Poirot interpolated a question.†   (source)
  • Now they were successful merchants in Savannah, "though the dear God alone knows where that may be," as their mother always interpolated when mentioning the two oldest of her male brood, and it was to them that young Gerald was sent.†   (source)
  • It is true that the Limeans were given to interpolating trivial songs into the most exquisite comedies and some lachrymose effects into the austerest music; but at least they never submitted to the boredom of a misplaced veneration.†   (source)
  • "Blessed be the name of the Lord!" interpolated Asa.†   (source)
  • There were interpolated snorts of laughter.†   (source)
  • "Yes, sir," the cook eagerly interpolated, with appeasing and apologetic servility.†   (source)
  • If it were Kansas City or Chicago now," he interpolated securely, "I'd know what to do.†   (source)
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  • "Well, blessed be the name of the Lord," be interpolated from time to time.†   (source)
  • "It might," quietly interpolated Belknap, who by now was very much interested and a little hopeful.†   (source)
  • "You think he's guilty, of course?" interpolated Jephson, dryly.†   (source)
  • Here no history, or church, or state, is interpolated on the divine sky and the immortal year.†   (source)
  • [There was a Brujon dynasty; we cannot refrain from interpolating this word†   (source)
  • "The railing is old," interpolated a fifth, who had the voice of a ventriloquist.†   (source)
  • Suppose you found an inscription, with sentences here and there in excellent plain English, and interpolated therewith, others made up of words, of letters even, absolutely unknown to you?†   (source)
  • All members of the company had been warned that to interpolate lines or "business" meant a fine or worse.†   (source)
  • And so far from our objecting to these interpolations, we would feel that the story was not yet long enough, and would rally her with: "Oh, but surely he said something else as well.†   (source)
  • He began, always, with a sustained tremolo from the violin part, which, for several bars, was unaccompanied, and filled all the foreground; until suddenly it seemed to be drawn aside, and—just as in those interiors by Pieter de Hooch, where the subject is set back a long way through the narrow framework of a half-opened door—infinitely remote, in colour quite different, velvety with the radiance of some intervening light, the little phrase appeared, dancing, pastoral, interpolated, episodic, belonging to another world.†   (source)
  • For often we find a day, in one, that has strayed from another season, and makes us live in that other, summons at once into our presence and makes us long for its peculiar pleasures, and interrupts the dreams that we were in process of weaving, by inserting, out of its turn, too early or too late, this leaf, torn from another chapter, in the interpolated calendar of Happiness.†   (source)
  • The dances were all of the eager fox-trotting type of the period with interpolations and variations according to the moods and temperaments of the.†   (source)
  • Clyde nodded assent often and interpolated a few eager "yes, sirs" and "no, sirs," and assured him at the last that it was the furtherest thing from his thoughts and temperament to dream of any such high crimes and misdemeanors as he had outlined.†   (source)
  • And Mason, realizing that he had caught him here, quickly interpolated a "Yes?" to which Clyde replied, but merely guessing at that: "Why, thirty-five cents an hour—just the same as at Grass Lake—so the boatman said."†   (source)
  • Then at last, quite calmly closing the book, and rising, she went on: "Now, we must think out what to say and who to send that telegram to—I mean to Clyde, of course—at that place, wherever it is—Bridgeburg," she added, looking at the paper, and then interpolating from the Bible—"By terrible things in righteousness wilt thou answer us, O God!"†   (source)
  • The creeping things seemed to know all about the later rain, but little of the interpolated thunder-storm; whilst the sheep knew all about the thunder-storm and nothing of the later rain.†   (source)
  • "Where?" interpolated the wheelwright.†   (source)
  • "My dear Colombe," interpolated Dame Aloise, "do you not mean the hotel which belonged to Monsieur de Bacqueville, in the reign of King Charles VI?†   (source)
  • "But, you know, there are always moral, spiritual causes at the back in these cases," the family doctor permitted himself to interpolate with a subtle smile.†   (source)
  • "Bellringer!" interpolated the provost, who had waked up early enough to be in a sufficiently bad temper, as we have said, not to require to have his fury inflamed by such strange responses.†   (source)
  • Interpolation Sounds
    Over and through the burial chant,
    Organ and solemn service, sermon, bending priests,
    To me come interpolation sounds not in the show—plainly to me,
    crowding up the aisle and from the window,
    Of sudden battle's hurry and harsh noises—war's grim game to sight
    and ear in earnest;
    The scout call'd up and forward—the general mounted and his aides
    around him—the new-brought word—the instantaneous order issued;
    The rifle crack—the cannon thud—the rushing forth of men from their
    The clank of cavalry—the strange celerity of forming ranks—the
    slender bugle note;
    The sound of horses' hoofs departing—saddles, arms, accoutrements.†   (source)
  • But you, or your interpolator, ought to have considered, that it was not my inclination, so was it not decent to praise any animal of our composition before my master Houyhnhnm: And besides, the fact was altogether false; for to my knowledge, being in England during some part of her majesty's reign, she did govern by a chief minister; nay even by two successively, the first whereof was the lord of Godolphin, and the second the lord of Oxford; so that you have made me say the thing that was not.†   (source)
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