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approximation

Pronunciation: /əˌprɑːksəˈmeɪʃən; əˌprɒksɪˈmeɪʃən/

Translation of approximation in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (rough calculation) aproximación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • To compare behavioral responses among regions, we used Kruskal-Wallis tests, which use chisquare approximations.
    • Most of the work in quantum mechanics was in the Galilean (or non-relativistic) approximation.
    • Their derivations will extend to cover the present cases, given the same approximations made above.
    1.2 (rough equivalent)approximation of oto sth at best it's an approximation to the truth como mucho podría decirse que se acerca a la verdad a good approximation of a Tennessee accent una buena imitación del acento de Tennessee
    Example sentences
    • User's attitudes also had to be examined in order to assess whether the approximations in the animation were satisfactory.
    • Most pocket cameras have a separate viewfinder: what you see is an approximation of what the lens is seeing.
    • Previously published methods for deriving Q have used eigen-decomposition of an approximation to P (t).

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