- the act or state of approximating, or coming close
- a calculation, assessment, etc. intended to be no more than approximately accurate; rough estimate
approximation
ap·prox·i·ma·tion
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approximation
noun
- The act, process, or result of approximating.
- Mathematics An inexact result adequate for a given purpose.
Related Forms:
- ap·prox′i·ma′tive
adjective
- ap·prox′i·ma′tive·ly
adverb
MLA Style
"approximation." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 15 September 2018. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/approximation>.
APA Style
approximation. (n.d.). Retrieved September 15th, 2018, from http://www.yourdictionary.com/approximation
MLA Style
"approximation." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 15 September 2018. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/approximation>.
APA Style
approximation. (n.d.). Retrieved September 15th, 2018, from http://www.yourdictionary.com/approximation