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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

surgical apposition of wound edges in preparation for suture insertion

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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Suppose that the Successive Approximation Method (3) is convergent.
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The ADS8317 and ADS8326 are based on a successive approximation (SAR) capacitive charge redistribution architecture that inherently includes a sample/hold function.
A successive approximation register-based A/D converter can be combined with an on-board look-up table to provide advanced analog functions including sensor response linearization, arbitrary waveform synthesis, signal-dependent functions, analog multiplication, and signal companding.
8 ums 'best in class' successive approximation register (SAR) Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC), an 'on-chip' 20 MHz Internal Precision Oscillator that eliminate the need of an external crystal or oscillator, and 100 bytes of Non-Volatile Data Storage (NVDS) for storing system parameters or user data.
Integrated peripherals include: a 12-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC), a 12-bit successive approximation (SAR) analog-to-digital converter (ADC), a 16-bit sigma delta ADC, operational amplifiers, DMA and LCD controller.
The MCP3221 is a successive approximation 12-bit A/D converter with a 2-wire serial, I2C-compatible interface.
The F0830 family's value proposition includes a highly integrated peripheral set that brings feature such as a 'best in class' successive approximation register (SAR) Analog to Digital Converter (ADC), offering up to eight channels along with very fast conversion times, 'on-chip.
The ADCV08832 uses a single comparator structure for converting the input voltage with a successive approximation routine.

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