extrapolated

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From such data dates of presumed breeding were extrapolated.

He even maintained course, following the extrapolated line to the point on the northern continent toward which they were headed.

WORD ORIGIN

1874, a back-formation from extrapolation by analogy of interpolate. Said in early references to be an expression of Sir George Airy (1801-1892), English mathematician and astronomer. Related: Extrapolated; extrapolating.

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