Interpolate meaning

ĭn-tûrpə-lāt
To change or falsify (a text) by introducing new or incorrect material.
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To insert between or among others; specif., to insert (a word or words) in a text.
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The definition of interpolate is to interject or insert something between fixed points, or to insert something into text or into conversation.

When you interject your opinion into a conversation that two other people are having, this is a time when you interpolate.

When you insert words or letters into text, this is an example of a time when you interpolate.

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To insert or introduce between other elements or parts.
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To introduce estimated values of (pixel data) into a pixel array to improve the quality of an enlarged digital image.
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To make interpolations.
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To make insertions or additions.
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To alter, enlarge, or corrupt (a book or manuscript, etc.) by putting in new words, subject matter, etc.
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(math.) To estimate (a missing functional value) by taking a weighted average of known functional values at neighboring points, as in estimating a specific, missing intermediate value on a table, esp. a logarithmic or trigonometric table.
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(intransitive) To introduce (something) between other things; especially to insert words into a text.

In verse 74, the second line is clearly interpolated.

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(mathematics) To estimate the value of a function between two points between which it is tabulated.
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(computing) During the course of processing some data, and in response to a directive in that data, to fetch data from a different source and process it in-line along with the original data.
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Origin of interpolate

  • Latin interpolāre interpolāt- to touch up, refurbish from interpolis refurbished pel-5 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition