• (v. i.) To draw; to approach. • (a.) Near correctness; nearly exact; not perfectly accurate; as, approximate results or values. • (a.) Approaching; proximate; nearly resembling. • (v. t.) To come near to; to approach. • (v. t.) To carry or advance near; to cause to approach.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/approximate/
not quite exact or correct; `the approximate time was 10 o`clock`; `a rough guess`; `a ballpark estimate`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
A rough guess.
Example: If you know your foot is roughly 25 cm long, you can make an approximate measurement of the length of a bed by multiplying the number of foot-lengths the bed is by 25 cm.
See also: estimate
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[ Latin approximatus
, past participle of approximare
to approach; ad
to come near. See Proximate
Approaching; proximate; nearly resembling. 2.
Near correctness; nearly exact; not perfectly accurate; as, ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/A/110
approximalFound on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio09.html
Approximal ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
not quite exact or correctFound on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/932902
placed close together Found on http://australianmuseum.net.au/Glossary-of-fish-terms
placed close togetherFound on http://www.translationdirectory.com/glossaries/glossary302.php
Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-prok′si-māt Definitions: 1. Proximate, denoting the contact surfaces, either mesial or distal, of two adjacent teeth. 2. Close together; denoting the teeth in the human jaw, as distinguished from the separated teeth in certain lower animals.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=5786
very closely set, but not co-joinedFound on http://www.orchidspecies.com/glossary.htm
very closely set, but not co-joinedFound on http://orchidfetish.com/glossary.html
- not quite exact or correct 2. [adj] - very close in resemblance 3. [adj] - located close together 4. [v] - be close or similarFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=approximate
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