- 1A rough calculation of the value, number, quantity, or extent of something: estimations of protein concentrationsMore example sentences
- Thus, the given values for wax layer thickness on leaves are rather rough estimations.
- This model was developed to provide UV irradiance calculations and UVI estimations with high accuracy for different atmospheric, temporal and geographical conditions.
- It also results in more conservative estimations of brand values than other methods: this can be a problem when those who are in the market to acquire a brand seek valuation methods that justify bidding a higher price to win the deal.
- 2 [usually in singular] A judgement of the worth or character of someone or something: the pop star rose in my estimationMore example sentences
- Instead, right-to-die advocates project their own gloomy estimation of the worth of human life on to these poor souls.
- Such shrewdness is based on a full knowledge and estimation of any situation.
- As I contemplate this revelation, the character improves in my estimation.
late Middle English (originally in the sense 'comprehension, intuition', also 'valuing, a valuation'): from Latin aestimatio(n-), from aestimare 'determine, appraise' (see estimate).