approximation

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approximation (plural approximations)

  1. The act, process or result of approximating.
  2. (mathematics) An imprecise solution or result that is adequate for a defined purpose.
  3. (medicine) The act of bringing together the edges of tissue to be sutured.

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  • IPA(key): /ap.ʁɔk.si.mas.jɔ̃/

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approximation f (plural approximations)

  1. approximation; an imprecise solution.
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