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English noun: interpolation

1. interpolation (communication) a message (spoken or written) that is introduced or inserted


SamplesWith the help of his friend's interpolations his story was eventually told.
With many insertions in the margins.


Synonymsinsertion


Broader (hypernym)content, message, subject matter, substance

2. interpolation (cognition) (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function between the values already known


Broader (hypernym)calculation, computation, figuring, reckoning


Domain categorymath, mathematics, maths

3. interpolation (act) the action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts


Synonymsinterjection, interpellation, interposition


Broader (hypernym)break, disruption, gap, interruption









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