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  • v. Present participle of guesstimate.

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Examples

  • Doesn't seem like they are too concerned at this point, but again, you know, we're kind of guesstimating from the reaction to that little cylinder, gray item there, with tape all around it.

    CNN Transcript Oct 23, 2006

  • (For those "guesstimating" our ages, we're pushing 70.)

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  • This video from Dan Zack indicates that people are actually pretty bad at guesstimating the residential density of various areas, primarily because of an over-reliance on building height as a cue:

    Matthew Yglesias » Density and Building Height

  • Ms. Arnold won't say how much she has put into the place, but Mr. Gray and I later do some back-of-the-envelope guesstimating.

    Housing Bust? What Housing Bust?

  • I expect it could amount to much more than 100 Billion dollars in California (... in a ten-year period, which is the new political fashion for tossing around tax revenue guesses: in ten-year 'bundled packages' -- pretending that if there is no way to accurately guesstimate one year ahead, what with the shaky Economy and all, then the accuracy is improved by guesstimating ten years ahead).

    Going green (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • How about a few predictions for 2009 (pure conjecture and guesstimating) as a new administrator takes over:

    Oops Bill Nelson's Hypocrisy Is Showing Again - NASA Watch

  • Alan Jones: “Twixtr seems to do a pretty fair job of guesstimating my location with each image I upload from my iPhone.”

    Scripting News for 2/17/2008 « Scripting News Annex

  • Questions like this — which involve citizens guesstimating how other citizens will receive a particular message — always fascinate me, because they usually come down to one universal: as a rule, Americans are united in a belief that other Americans are dumber than they themselves are.

    More on the New Yorker Cover - Swampland - TIME.com

  • This is a tricky business as it entails guesstimating the weight and tolerance of the animal.

    A Brief Statement of Policy

  • Also, the seller might be super strong and just guesstimating the weight..

    Earth to Bikes: "Save Me!"

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