- v. present participle of extrapolate.
“By extrapolating from the census findings, the team worked out the odds of a star being orbited by smaller planets than those they could detect.”
“The fiction is based on extrapolating from the known facts of today's physics, chemistry, astronomy, etc.”
“Clearly there are great problems in extrapolating anything from this and I do not mean to but the difference is striking.”
“So extrapolating from the research, having had oral sex with more than 6 partners would raise the annual risk of oral cancer in a male to 48 per 100,000.”
““Great, another loopy novelist in the Inkwell, extrapolating from a random headline in a trade journal,” you say.”
“I mean, never mind that she could’ve been relying on metonymy in extrapolating the class (” really classy sites”) from a single instance (” TMZ”)!”
“That’s another error of wrongly extrapolating from a single anomaly to a bigger pattern.”
““[T] he greater number” of Amersham’s ads were true, though some were false in extrapolating beyond the results of reliable, well-controlled studies.”
“I’m extrapolating from a small sample of people I’ve met who are refugees from behind the Iron Curtain — including one family who changed their name to “McCarthy” when they got here, in honor of the Tailgunner — and the people I met when I ventured into the Soviet Bloc during the era of ‘detente’.”
“In New Jersey, extrapolating from the other racial categories, the best estimate for the Asian vote (which comprised 4% of the Democratic total) suggests 59%-41%, in Hillary’s favor.”
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