◄ Approximation ►

1. (n.) The act of approximating; a drawing, advancing or being near; approach; also, the result of approximating.

2. (n.) An approach to a correct estimate, calculation, or conception, or to a given quantity, quality, etc.

3. (n.) A continual approach or coming nearer to a result; as, to solve an equation by approximation.

4. (n.) A value that is nearly but not exactly correct.

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