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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.
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Steel steps into the void of neglect given to the logic of extrapolation by putting forward a well-designed theory to explain how it can be successfully done.
The two primary challenges to extrapolation are the "extrapolator's circle" and the "problem of difference.
Figure 6 provides a schematic representation of the methodology used for the extrapolation procedure.
APPLICATION OF EXTRAPOLATION METHOD TO POLYETHYLENE PIPES
in 1989, ensure exact linearity for the extrapolation from inverse storage lifetimes to the inverse neutron lifetime.
Wall losses are minimized by the use of "low-temperature Fomblin," and the notoriously difficult extrapolation from storage lifetimes to [[tau].