# approximation

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## approximation

[ah-prok″sĭ-ma´shun]
1. the act or process of bringing into proximity or apposition.
2. a numerical value of limited accuracy.
successive approximation shaping.

## ap·prox·i·ma·tion

(ă-prok'si-mā'shŭn),
In surgery, bringing tissue edges into desired apposition for suturing.

## approximation

/ap·prox·i·ma·tion/ (ah-prok″sĭ-ma´shun)
1. the act or process of bringing into proximity or apposition.
2. a numerical value of limited accuracy.

## ap·prox·i·ma·tion

(ă-prok'si-mā'shŭn)
In surgery, bringing tissue edges into desired apposition for suturing.

## approximation,

n a massage technique in which muscle fibers are pressed together along the direction of the fibers in order to relieve cramping.

## approximation

1. the act or process of bringing into proximity or apposition.
2. a numerical value of limited accuracy.

normal approximation
approximation of the actual distribution of a variable by a normal distribution.
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Consequently, in the latter case, the approximation error will predominantly be larger.
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p] approximation of positive linear operators considered in Theorem 1.
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A crown is added for the fourth level of approximation, with the clamped boundary condition imposed near the center of the crown.
We also study approximation and rate of approximation of the operators which mentioned above in the space of two variables continuous functions.
In this section, a first-order generalized meshfree (GMF) convex approximation is employed to approximate the scalar function [phi] for waveguide analysis.

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