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1  —5 uses as in:
her interpretation of the data
Definition
to understand or explain something in a particular way — often the meaning or significance of something
  • Gottman has taught his staff how to read every emotional nuance in people's facial expressions and how to interpret seemingly ambiguous bits of dialogue.
    One — The Theory of Thin Slices (9% in)
  • When we ask people to explain their thinking—particularly thinking that comes from the unconscious—we need to be careful in how we interpret their answers.
    Two — The Locked Door (95% in)
  • One interpretation of Ayres's study is that these car salesmen simply made a blanket decision that women and blacks are lay-downs.
    Three — The Warren Harding Error (82% in)
  • Because, over the course of his life, he'd experienced countless ancient sculptures and learned to understand and interpret that first impression that crossed his mind.
    Five — Kenna's Dilemma (89% in)
  • Ekman and Friesen ultimately assembled all these combinations—and the rules for reading and interpreting them—into the Facial Action Coding System, or FACS, and wrote them up in a five-hundred-page document.
    6 — Seven Seconds in the Bronx (27% in)

There are no more uses of "interpret" flagged with this meaning in Blink.

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  • If I'm trying to look stern as I give you a tongue-lashing, I'll have no difficulty doing so, and you'll have no difficulty interpreting my glare.
    6 — Seven Seconds in the Bronx (36% in)
  • The difficulty with interpreting the Pepsi Challenge findings begins with the fact that they were based on what the industry calls a sip test or a CLT (central location test).
    Five — Kenna's Dilemma (27% in)
  • With the Aeron, the effort to collect consumers' first impressions failed for a slightly different reason: the people reporting their first impressions misinterpreted their own feelings.
    Five — Kenna's Dilemma (63% in)
  • But testing products or ideas that are truly revolutionary is another matter, and the most successful companies are those that understand that in those cases, the first impressions of their consumers need interpretation.
    Five — Kenna's Dilemma (70% in)
  • But with experience we become expert at using our behavior and our training to interpret—and decode—what lies behind our snap judgments and first impressions.
    Five — Kenna's Dilemma (87% in)
  • They have difficulty interpreting nonverbal cues, such as gestures and facial expressions or putting themselves inside someone else's head or drawing understanding from anything other than the literal meaning of words.
    6 — Seven Seconds in the Bronx (46% in)
  • But he doesn't follow the direction of Nick's arm, because interpreting a pointing gesture requires, if you think about it, that you instantaneously inhabit the mind of the person doing the pointing.
    6 — Seven Seconds in the Bronx (51% in)
  • He saw a collection of inanimate objects in the room and constructed a system to explain them—a system that he interpreted with such rigid and impoverished logic that when George fires his shotgun at Martha and an umbrella pops out, he laughed out loud.
    6 — Seven Seconds in the Bronx (72% in)

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