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extrapolate

vb. to estimate an unknown (future) value by projecting from known (past) values (in TIME-SERIES ANALYSIS). This involves predicting a value for the
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Extrapolating the issue beyond this limited environment makes it even more complex because it raises questions about how students can access the most relevant and appropriate information across multiple resources without some mechanism that will expand their vocabularies and conceptual schemata.
But there's quite a difference between an impartial federal bureaucracy extrapolating an educated approximation from its own research, and local officials with obvious political motives fudging the numbers in whatever way they see fit.
Extrapolating from their laboratory tests, the researchers theorize that simply walking into a patient's room can dislodge spores that cling to visitors' clothing.
Extrapolating from outbreak data to the number of sporadic cases does indeed have limitations, which is the reason we used it for only the few diseases for which other surveillance data were not available.
By extrapolating that number to the entire sky, Alejo Martinez-Sansigre of the University of Oxford in England and his collaborators came up with the predicted number of quasars in the cosmos.
Although food-use pesticide registrations require developmental toxicity studies and generational reproduction studies that are used to evaluate potential pre- and postnatal toxicity, extrapolating from animal bioassays is not a perfect method.
Extrapolating from 1987-1992 government data, the study estimated that the number of Latino-owned firms in Southern California grew by more than 150 percent between 1992 and 1999.
Extrapolating their findings to the rest of the country, the researchers say that prior to the folic acid-fortification rule, an average of 4,130 neural tube defects occurred each year.