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- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
approximation (plural approximations)
- The act, process or result of approximating.
- (mathematics) An imprecise solution or result that is adequate for a defined purpose.
- (medicine) The act of bringing together the edges of tissue to be sutured.
act of approximating
act of bringing together tissues to be sutured
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approximation f (plural approximations)
- approximation; an imprecise solution.