Meaning of INTERPOLATION in English

INTERPOLATION

 ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈlāshən noun

( -s )

Etymology: Latin interpolation-, interpolatio, from interpolatus + -ion-, -io -ion

1. : an act of interpolating or state of being interpolated : introduction or insertion of something spurious or foreign

2. : something that is introduced or inserted : insertion

3. : the process of calculating approximate values by interpolating between values already known

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