Interpolation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪnˌtɜːrpəˈleɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word interpolation
Brit.  |ɪntɜːpəˈleɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word interpolation


- a message (spoken or written) that is introduced or inserted (syn: insertion)
with the help of his friend's interpolations his story was eventually told
- (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function between the values already known
- the action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts (syn: interjection, interpellation, interposition)

Extra examples

He smoothly interpolates fragments from other songs into his own.

He interpolated a very critical comment in the discussion.

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