Extrapolation Sentence Examples
Wright wants to argue that we see Mary being an apostle, and thereby establishing female apostleship and, by extrapolation, female episcopacy.
Experimentally (by extrapolation from the" law of the rectilinear diameter ") the critical volume is four times the volume at absolute zero (see Condensation Of Gases).
Such an assumption could not, however, without dangerous extrapolation, be founded upon the results of Baur's experiments, which did not go far enough to justify it.
In other cases the continuation of the graph may constitute a dangerous extrapolation.
The theoretical assumptions of Newton and Euler (hypotheses magis mathematicae quam naturales) of a resistance varying as some simple power of the velocity, for instance, as the square or cube of the velocity (the quadratic or cubic law), lead to results of great analytical complexity, and are useful only for provisional extrapolation at high or low velocity, pending further experiment.Advertisement
But it must be remembered that these require extrapolation from experience sometimes sufficiently remote, and it is possible they may lead to statements that are obscure, if not contradictory.
Thousand Leagues Under the Sea'', for example, the inspiration for all modern submarines, was based on either technology that existed at the time or was a logical extrapolation of current research.
The Atlantic extrapolation of the New Deal presumed wage differentials justifying the transfer of production from the United States to the Old World.