estimation estimation  /ˌɛ stə ˈmeɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
  2. (n) the respect with which a person is held
  3. (n) an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
  4. (n) a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody


  1. First the estimation, then the identity.
  2. That story, by Parfitt's estimation, is partly true, partly not.
  3. He has been a teen-mag fixture for the past year and a half, appearing somewhere on the cover of every Tiger Beat and Bop, according to their editor's estimation, during that time.


  1. Cardinals Sign Marco Gonzales

    The Cardinals have signed first round pick Marco Gonzales, according to Jim Callis of Baseball America (via Twitter). The left-hander's deal is worth $1.85MM, less than the recommended $2.056MM for the No. 19 pick. The Gonzaga product is the most polished arm in the draft and boasts the best changeup of any pitcher in this year's class, in Callis' estimation. Gonzales, a client of Randy Rowley ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: MLB Trade Rumors

  2. Dose analysis predicts non-Hodgkin lymphoma survival

    ( Society of Nuclear Medicine ) Outcomes can be bleak for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer that develops in the white blood cells of the immune system. Accurate estimation of radiation absorbed dose in radioimmunotherapy based on state-of-the-art 3-D imaging could lead to more personalized and effective treatments to improve patients' chances of living longer without progression of their cancer ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  3. AGI Granted Patent for Nonlinear Variable Lag Smoother

    Patent focuses on estimation problems associated with spacecraft orbit determination. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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  1. Aerosmith's note goes on to quote guitarist Joe Perry as saying, "My hat's off to our crew for putting up with this crazy stop and start tour. In my estimation, it was one of the best looking and best run tours we've ever had. Us road dawgs will...
    on Aug 14, 2009 By: Joe Perry Source: Boston Globe

  2. "By any estimation there was an abuse of alcohol in the aftermath of a club function that has led in some parts to the game being placed under enormous pressure," NRL chief executive David Gallop said. "The players and the clubs need to know...
    on Mar 10, 2009 By: David Gallop Source: AFP

  3. In his remarks at the time, Obama said the nominee's "overarching political philosophy" troubled him, adding, "It is my personal estimation that he has far more often used his formidable skills on behalf of the strong in opposition to the...
    on Jan 17, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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