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forecast

(for′kast″)
To make an informed prediction about a future event based on history, data, and personal experiences and professional judgments.
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History can help you identify these trends and factor them into your forecasts.
Brass and bronze valve castings are expected to do slightly better than earlier forecasts, yet still drop 2% to 160,000 tons.
Much faster and cheaper to run, this model forecasts how the global atmosphere will respond over the next six months to the predicted sea surface temperatures of the Pacific.
Rosy forecasts abounded, and the industry had been so highly and consistently profitable that claims were being made about the end of the infamous 'Semiconductor Cycle.
For example, across the top of the weather page, weather forecasts and projected airport delays will be reported for 13 major hub airports nationwide.
While customers are an excellent source of information about their company and their industry, they normally provide grossly inaccurate forecasts of their casting requirements.
Right now, several groups in the United States and Europe are trying to devise techniques for determining when the atmosphere is unpredictable and when conditions are auspicious for reliable forecasts.