interpolate interpolate  /ˌɪ ˈtɜr pə ˌleɪt/


  1. (v) estimate the value of
  2. (v) insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby



  1. Unfortunately, he also chooses to interpolate interior monologues, which prove only that he has not read James Joyce well enough.
  2. Midway through the Chorus, the film boldly breaks off to interpolate, to better effect, a scene in the French camp which in Shakespeare's version precedes it.
  3. We interpolate difficult swipes and key changes just for the spectacular hell of it.


  • Entry Level Machining Centers offer 4+1 axis capabilities.

    Comprising 3 models with Siemens 840D-SL control that can interpolate 4 axes simultaneously (4+1) as enabled by Combidrive amplifiers, U5 Compact series is designed to accommodate needs of manufacturers, subcontractors, and job shops. Smallest model, U5 620 Compact, is available with 24, 32, or 54 tools and intended for workpieces up to 500 x 500 x 500 mm. Features include 9,000 rpm BT40 or HSK ...
    on December 17, 2013     Source: ThomasNet


  • At the time of FISA's enactment, Bell explained in congressional testimony: "The current [FISA] bill recognizes no inherent power of the President to conduct electronic surveillance, and I want to interpolate here to say that this does not take away...
    on Nov 1, 2007 By: Griffin Bell Source: CBS News

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