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What is the approximate temperature for: (a) a moderate oven?

First—Approximate weight of the machine when finished and equipped.

And can toleration in the active-spirited be ever anything more than approximate?

The tale of one day will give an approximate idea of most of the days I spent with her.

It wouldn't give much of a signal, but you'd know our approximate position.

I should be afraid to give even an approximate calculation of what all this is worth.

I give it only as an approximate specimen of a large class of them.

Approximate scene correspondences are listed at the end of the e-text.

If unknown, the approximate period to be given, with a query.

On the contrary, this does not approximate the actual situation.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Latin approximatus, past participle of approximare "to come near to," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + proximare "come near," from proximus "nearest," superlative of prope "near" (see propinquity).

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