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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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Basis of extrapolation are industry-specific data structure and corresponding industry-differentiated energy and fuel consumption figures.
This scientific report prepared by the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements reviews the scientific issues associated with the extrapolation of radiation-induced cancer risks from nonhuman experimental systems to humans.
Reliable extrapolation factors are necessary to protect the public from unnecessary exposures to known hazardous chemicals.
Comparisons with other calculations and an energy extrapolation yield an estimated uncertainty of [10.
The LALS operates at 7[degrees] without the correction or extrapolation required by other light scattering detectors.
The customary extrapolation, called the linear no-threshold model, assumes that cancer risk is proportional to the dose of radiation even at low doses.
In terms of structure, the staff paper is arranged around a series of themes, including uncertainty and variability, the use of default parameters and extrapolation assumptions, site- and chemical-specific assessments, and ecological assessment.
In addition to these errors, extrapolation beyond the range of the NIST calibrated tungsten ribbon lamps, will further degrade the accuracy of these temperature measurements.
However, "Isidorov's extrapolation of his results to 75 percent of the world's volcanoes is not justified," he asserts.
By extrapolation, one concludes he had read neither moving papers nor supporting documentation.
2) Cross-species extrapolation of integrative, quantitative models of the perturbed hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal or hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis following exposure to xenobiotics from rats to humans or a commonly used small fish toxicology model (e.
The comparable effective dose in humans probably would be much lower than indicated by this extrapolation, since the rat has a very high metabolism.