## Another word for approximation

A rough or tentative calculation:

estimate, estimation. See precise

A rough or tentative calculation:

estimate, estimation. See precise

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- In order to render an 'account of Tyndall's "residual blue" it is necessary to pursue the
**approximation**further, taking for simplicity the case of spherical shape. - In the case, however, of many observatories, especially as regards the older records, no data for reduction exist; further, the reduction to the open is at best only an
**approximation**, the success attending which probably varies considerably at different stations. - If the mean of the gradients observed at the ground and at 1500 metres be taken as an
**approximation**to the mean value of the gradient throughout the lowest 1500 metres of the atmosphere, we find for the potential at 1500 metres level 112,500 volts. - Their form, however, is not sufficiently characteristic to warrant this identification, though it may be noted that the nearest
**approximation**to phallic worship is found amongst the most typical of African peoples, viz. - Mansi, Hardouin, Hefele and Dale are in substantial agreement upon 305 or 306, and this is probably the closest
**approximation**possible in the present state of the evidence.

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