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extrapolate

(ĕks″tră′pō-lāt″)
To infer a point between two given, or known, points on a graph or progression. Thus, if an infant weighed 20 lb at a certain age and 4 months later weighed 23 lb, it could be inferred that at a point halfway between the two time periods, the infant might have weighed 21.5 lb.

extrapolate (ekstrap´ōlāt),

v to infer values beyond the observable range from an observed trend of variables; to project by inference into the unexplored.
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The researchers then extrapolated how much toxic arsenic might be consumed in chicken meat.
The viscosity of the progressively diluted ink was then extrapolated back toward increasing concentration.
The study extrapolated these results and more from data gathered under the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), an ongoing survey of how Americans--as represented by a sample of 21,571 individuals--use and pay for health services.
Variable induced voltages and long decay times become a concern when currents or current ramp rates are high or when voltage curves need to be extrapolated for measurements on marginally stable conductors.
Given the title, the holes in this extrapolated thesis are sad.
The nonprofit EWG extrapolated those findings and broke them down geographically, based on actual mortality figures.