difference table

noun

Definition of difference table

: an auxiliary table to facilitate interpolation between the numbers of the principal table giving approximate differences in values of the tabulated function corresponding to certain submultiples (such as tenths) of the constant smallest increment of the independent variable in the table

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“Difference table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/difference%20table. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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