extrapolate (something) from (something)

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extrapolate (something) from (something)

To deduce information from something Yeah, I extrapolated that they broke up from the scene I walked in on—Lauren sitting in the dark and crying with no sign of her so-called boyfriend anywhere.
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extrapolate something from something

to reason out the answer from the known facts. I cannot extrapolate what he meant from these notes. Can you extrapolate the annual total from the company's sales so far this year?
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"Extrapolating from the central regions of these eight galaxies to the entire universe is somewhat hazardous, but if the galaxies are typical examples of their class it may well lead to a tripling" of the number of stars in the cosmos, van Dokkum says.
Extrapolating from the Northern Manhattan Study 5-year results, the estimated 10-year vascular event rates in individuals without self-reported PAD who were in the low-, intermediate-, and high-risk Framingham categories at baseline were 8.2%, 17.4%, and 34.2%, respectively, which is consistent with how the risk score is supposed to operate.
Extrapolating from their laboratory tests, the researchers theorize that simply walking into a patient's room can dislodge spores that cling to visitors' clothing.
Extrapolating from outbreak data to the number of sporadic cases does indeed have limitations, which is the reason we used it for only the few diseases for which other surveillance data were not available.
By July budget watchers, extrapolating from monthly Treasury Department reports., estimated that the coming year's deficit would be no more than $45 billion.
Schlereth is a master at extrapolating from objects those questions that inevitably inform our understanding of larger historical processes.
Extrapolating from small local networks, the scalefree model indicates that a few well-connected master routers direct Internet traffic to numerous, less essential routers in the network's periphery.
Although food-use pesticide registrations require developmental toxicity studies and generational reproduction studies that are used to evaluate potential pre- and postnatal toxicity, extrapolating from animal bioassays is not a perfect method.
What may be in question, however, is the enterprise of extrapolating from the infinitesimal, quark-scale realm of QCD to the experimentally measurable traits and behaviors of much larger particles, such as protons, neutrons, and mesons.
Because a person's exposure to alpha particles typically is low, researchers have had to estimate public health threats from radon by extrapolating from the effects of higher doses of alpha radiation.
"We have always been careful when extrapolating from mice to humans.
Extrapolating from sexual rotifers, bdelloid specialist Bill Birky at the University (If Arizona in Tucson speculates that males, if they existed, would be "small swimming hypodermic syringes full of sperm." He pictures them zooming up to females to inject sperm right through the body wall.
They, however, caution against extrapolating from the feeding habits of worms to complex human behavior.
Extrapolating from the 5-year study, Mayeux estimates that women who take the drug for a decade reduce their odds of getting Alzheimer's by nearly 40 percent.
Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, warns against extrapolating from mice to humans.