Word of the Week

interpolation

noun: interpolation; plural noun: interpolations

  1. 1. the insertion of something of a different nature into something else.”the interpolation of songs into the piece”
    • Mathematics is the insertion of an intermediate value or term into a series by estimating or calculating it from surrounding known values.”yields were estimated using linear interpolation”
  2. 2. a remark interjected in a conversation.”as the evening progressed their interpolations became more ridiculous”