the act or process of interpolating or the state of being interpolated.
something interpolated, as a passage introduced into a text.
3. Mathematics. a.
the process of determining the value of a function between two points at which
it has prescribed values.
a similar process using more than two points at which the function has prescribed values.
the process of approximating a given function by using its values at a discrete set
Origin: 1605–15; Related forms
< Latin interpolātiōn-
(stem of interpolātiō
). See interpolate