Definition of Interpolate

1. Verb. Estimate the value of.

Exact synonyms: Extrapolate
Category relationships: Math, Mathematics, Maths
Generic synonyms: Calculate, Cipher, Compute, Cypher, Figure, Reckon, Work Out
Derivative terms: Extrapolation, Interpolation



2. Verb. Insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby.
Exact synonyms: Alter, Falsify
Generic synonyms: Edit, Redact
Derivative terms: Falsification, Falsifier, Interpolation, Interpolation

Definition of Interpolate

1. v. t. To renew; to carry on with intermission.

Definition of Interpolate

1. Verb. (mathematics) To estimate the value of a function between two points between which it is tabulated. ¹

2. Verb. (computing) During the course of processing some data, and in response to a directive in that data, to fetch data from a different source and process it in-line along with the original data. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive intransitive) To introduce (material) to change the meaning of or falsify a text. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Interpolate

1. [v -LATED, -LATING, -LATES]

Medical Definition of Interpolate

1. 1. To renew; to carry on with intermission. "Motion . . . Partly continued and unintermitted, . . . Partly interpolated and interrupted." (Sir M. Hale) 2. To alter or corrupt by the insertion of new or foreign matter; especially, to change, as a book or text, by the insertion of matter that is new, or foreign to the purpose of the author. "How strangely Ignatius is mangled and interpolated, you may see by the vast difference of all copies and editions." (Bp. Barlow) "The Athenians were put in possession of Salamis by another law, which was cited by Solon, or, as some think, interpolated by him for that purpose." (Pope) 3. To fill up intermediate terms of, as of a series, according to the law of the series; to introduce, as a number or quantity, in a partial series, according to the law of that part of the series. Origin: L. Interpolatus, p. P. Of interpolare to form anew, to interpolate, fr. Interpolus, interpolis, falsified, vamped up, polished up; inter between + polire to polish. See Polish. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Interpolate

interpled
interpledge
interpledged
interpledges
interpledging
interpleural space
interploidy
interpluvial
interpoint
interpointed
interpointing
interpoints
interpolable
interpolant
interpolants
interpolate (current term)
interpolated
interpolated extrasystole
interpolated flap
interpolates
interpolating
interpolation
interpolations
interpolative
interpolator
interpolators
interpolymer
interpolymeric
interpolymers
interponent

Literary usage of Interpolate

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1. A Treatise on Land-surveying: Comprising the Theory Developed from Five by William Mitchell Gillespie (1869)
"B. TO interpolate POINTS IN A LINE. (415) The instrument being set at one end of a line and directed to the other, intermediate points can be found as in ..."

2. A Treatise on Surveying: Comprising the Theory and the Practice by William Mitchell Gillespie (1897)
"Problem to interpolate a FIG. 455. Base. Four inaccessible objects, A, B, C, D, being in a right line, and visible from only one point, E, it is required to ..."

3. A Treatise on Surveying: Comprising the Theory and the Practice by William Mitchell Gillespie, Cady Staley (1897)
"Problem to interpolate a FIG. 455. Base. Four inaccessible objects, \v.\ f // A, B, C, D, being in a right line, ..."

4. A Treatise on Land-surveying: Comprising the Theory Developed from Five by William Mitchell Gillespie (1880)
"... B. TO interpolate POINTS IN A LINE. (177) The most distant given point of the line must be made as conspicuous as possible, by any efficient means, ..."

5. Our Recent Actors: Being Recollections Critical, And, in Many Instances by Westland Marston (1888)
"... in 1853—Number of dramatic authors engaged during his management—-'His own dramas and farces—Tempted to alter and interpolate matter in the plays of ..."

6. Training Manual in Topography, Map Reading, and Reconnaissance by George Redfield Spalding (1918)
"He will also require each member of the class to trace Figure I and, by following the text without reference to the other figures, to interpolate the ..."

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