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ɪnˈtɜr pəˌleɪtin·ter·po·late

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. interpolate, extrapolate(verb)

    estimate the value of

  2. interpolate, alter, falsify(verb)

    insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby

GCIDE

  1. Interpolate(v. t.)

    (Math.) 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; to estimate a value at a point intermediate between points of knwon value. Compare extrapolate.

    Etymology: [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, v. t.]

Wiktionary

  1. interpolate(Verb)

    To estimate the value of a function between two points between which it is tabulated.

  2. interpolate(Verb)

    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.

  3. interpolate(Verb)

    To introduce (material) to change the meaning of or falsify a text.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interpolate(verb)

    to renew; to carry on with intermission

    Etymology: [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, v. t.]

  2. Interpolate(verb)

    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

    Etymology: [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, v. t.]

  3. Interpolate(verb)

    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

    Etymology: [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, v. t.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Interpolate

    in-tėr′po-lāt, v.t. to insert unfairly, as a spurious word or passage in a book or manuscript, to foist in: to corrupt: (math.) to fill up the intermediate terms of a series.—adj. Inter′polable.—ns. Interpolā′tion; Inter′polator. [L. interpolāre, -ātuminter, between, polīre, to polish.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of interpolate in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of interpolate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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