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## interpolation

noun

### 1 interpolation

A message (spoken or written) that is introduced or inserted:

— With the help of his friend's interpolations his story was eventually told.

*synonym:* insertion.

Roget 41:
mixture,
admixture,
commixture,
commixtion^{†};
commixion^{†},
intermixture,
alloyage^{†},
matrimony;
junction
*etc.*
**43**;
combination
*etc.*
**48**;
miscegenation.
impregnation;
infusion,
diffusion suffusion,
transfusion;
infiltration;
seasoning,
sprinkling,
interlarding;
interpolation;
*etc.*
**228**
adulteration,
sophistication.
*[Thing mixed]*
tinge,
tincture,
touch,
dash,
smack,
sprinkling,
spice,
seasoning,
infusion,
soupcon.
*[Compound resulting from mixture]*
alloy,
amalgam;
brass,
chowchow^{†},
**
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pewter;
magma,
half-and-half,
melange,
tertium quid* [Lat.]*,
miscellany,
ambigu^{†},
medley,
mess,
hotchpot^{†},
pasticcio^{†},
patchwork,
odds and ends,
all sorts;
jumble
*etc.*
*(disorder)*
**59**;
salad,
sauce,
mash,
omnium gatherum* [Lat.]*,
gallimaufry,
olla-podrida^{†},
olio,
salmagundi,
potpourri,
Noah's ark,
caldron texture,
mingled yarn;
mosaic
*etc.*
*(variegation)*
**440**.
half-blood,
half-caste.
mulatto;
terceron^{†},
quarteron^{†},
quinteron^{†}
*&c.;*
quadroon,
octoroon;
griffo^{†},
zambo^{†};
cafuzo^{†};
Eurasian;
fustee^{†},
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fustie^{†};
griffe,
ladino^{†},
marabou,
mestee^{†},
mestizo,
quintroon,
sacatra zebrule* [Lat.]*;
catalo^{†};
cross,
hybrid,
mongrel.
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Roget 85:
numeration;
numbering
*etc.*
*v.;*
pagination;
tale,
recension^{†},
enumeration,
summation,
reckoning,
computation,
supputation^{†};
calculation,
calculus;
algorithm,
algorism^{†},
rhabdology^{†},
dactylonomy^{†};
measurement
*etc.*
**466**;
statistics.
arithmetic,
analysis,
algebra,
geometry,
analytical geometry,
fluxions^{†};
differential calculus,
integral calculus,
infinitesimal calculus;
calculus of differences.
*[Statistics]*
dead reckoning,
muster,
poll,
census,
capitation,
roll call,
recapitulation;
account
*etc.*
**
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*(list)*
**86**.
*[Operations]*
notation, ,
addition,
subtraction,
multiplication,
division,
rule of three,
practice,
equations,
extraction of roots,
reduction,
involution,
evolution,
estimation,
approximation,
interpolation,
differentiation,
integration.
*[Instruments]*
abacus,
logometer^{†},
slide rule,
slipstick* [Coll.]*,
tallies,
Napier's bones,
calculating machine,
difference engine,
suan-pan^{†};
adding machine;
cash register;
electronic calculator,
calculator,
computer;
*[people who calculate]*
arithmetician,
calculator,
abacist^{†},
algebraist,
mathematician;
statistician,
geometer;
programmer;
accountant,
auditor.
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Polish: wstawka

### 2 interpolation

mathematics Calculation of the value of a function between the values already known.

Dutch: interpolatie

Polish: interpolacja, interpolacja wielomianowa

### 3 interpolation

The action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts.

*synonyms:* interjection, interpellation, interposition.

Roget 228:
interposition,
interjacence^{†},
intercurrence^{†},
intervenience^{†},
interlocation^{†},
interdigitation,
interjection,
interpolation,
interlineation,
interspersion,
intercalation.
*[interposition at a fine-grained level]*
interpenetration;
permeation;
infiltration.
*[interposition by one person in another's affairs, at the intervenor's initiative]*
intervention,
interference;
intrusion,
obtrusion;
insinuation.
insertion
*etc.*
**300**;
dovetailing;
embolism.
intermediary,
intermedium^{†};
go between,
bodkin^{†},
intruder,
interloper;
parenthesis,
episode,
flyleaf.
partition,
septum,
diaphragm;
midriff;
dissepiment^{†};
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party wall,
panel,
room divider.
halfway house.
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Dutch: interruptie

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