Meaning of approximation
Pronunciation: (u-prok"su-mā'shun), [key]
- a guess or estimate: Ninety-three million miles is an approximation of the distance of the earth from the sun.
- nearness in space, position, degree, or relation; proximity; closeness.
- a result that is not necessarily exact, but is within the limits of accuracy required for a given purpose.
- approximation (Thesaurus)