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Definition of Approximation

Approximation

  1. The act of approximating; a drawing, advancing or being near; approach; also, the result of approximating.
  2. An approach to a correct estimate, calculation, or conception, or to a given quantity, quality, etc.
  3. A continual approach or coming nearer to a result; as, to solve an equation by approximation.
  4. A value that is nearly but not exactly correct.

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Approximation Translations

approximation in French is rapprochement
approximation in Italian is accostamento