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Noun: interpolation  in,tur-pu'ley-shun
  1. A message (spoken or written) that is introduced or inserted
    "with the help of his friend's interpolations his story was eventually told";
    - insertion
  2. (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function between the values already known
  3. The action of interjecting or interposing an action or remark that interrupts
    - interjection, interposition, interpellation

Derived forms: interpolations

Type of: break, calculation, computation, content, disruption, figuring, gap, interruption, message, reckoning, subject matter, substance

Encyclopedia: Interpolation