linear interpolation

noun

Definition of linear interpolation

: estimation of a function (such as a logarithm) by assuming that it is a straight line between known values

First Known Use of linear interpolation

1965, in the meaning defined above

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“Linear interpolation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/linear%20interpolation. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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