Meaning of INTERPOLATION in English
/in terr'peuh lay"sheuhn/ , n.
1. the act or process of interpolating or the state of being interpolated.
2. something interpolated, as a passage introduced into a text.
a. the process of determining the value of a function between two points at which it has prescribed values.
b. a similar process using more than two points at which the function has prescribed values.
c. the process of approximating a given function by using its values at a discrete set of points.
[ 1605-15; interpolation- (s. of interpolatio ). See INTERPOLATE, -ION ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012