transcription, транскрипция: [ ɪkstræp(ə)leɪt ]
( extrapolates, extrapolating, extrapolated)
If you extrapolate from known facts, you use them as a basis for general statements about a situation or about what is likely to happen in the future. ( FORMAL )
Extrapolating from his American findings, he reckons about 80% of these deaths might be attributed to smoking...
It is unhelpful to extrapolate general trends from one case.
VERB : V from n , V n from n
His estimate of half a million HIV positive cases was based on an extrapolation of the known incidence of the virus.