Meaning of EXTRAPOLATE in English

v.tr. (also absol.) 1 Math. & Philos. a calculate approximately from known values, data, etc. (others which lie outside the range of those known). b calculate on the basis of (known facts) to estimate unknown facts, esp. extend (a curve) on a graph. 2 infer more widely from a limited range of known facts. øøextrapolation n. extrapolative adj. extrapolator n. [EXTRA- + INTERPOLATE]

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