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guess

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Synonyms for approximation

a rough or tentative calculation

Synonyms for approximation

the quality of coming near to identity (especially close in quantity)

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an imprecise or incomplete account

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the act of bringing near or bringing together especially the cut edges of tissue

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The combined maximum diving depth of the Pacific white-sided dolphin and the king penguin is almost equal to the diving depth of the emperor penguin.
WHILE MEXICAN CONTAINER TRAFFIC AWAY FROM THE COASTS IS COSTLY, CENtral American box rates for inland container movement" can be almost equal to the amount of ocean freight," says Steve Muschenheim, an agent at Parker and Company, a logistics provider based in Brownsville, Texas.
Deliveries of cars in '99 were almost equal to the 75,000 cars delivered in '98, which was the strongest showing in 19 years.
The new parliament is scheduled to hold its inaugural session next month and it is widely expected that Odai will be its speaker, a position viewed in Iraq as almost equal to that of prime minister, a post now held by Saddam himself.
With American Dream's Federally-insured programs, applicants can get financing almost equal to the value of their home," said Hochman.
She cited the example of the Whitney Museum, saying that it received a grant last year, $400,000, almost equal to the Arkansas Arts Council's $410,000 grant.
Thus, total property taxes of 37% were almost equal to the 38% paid in income taxes.
DeVoe found that people who are used to being paid by the hour start thinking of time as a commodity almost equal to cash.
Keep nozzles short with a wide flow path almost equal to the sprue diameter.
And the $900 million needed for a three-mile leg between Koreatown and Fairfax is almost equal to the cost of the entire 14-mile Gold Line train to Pasadena.
Preliminary financial results for 1993-94 indicate that the year closed with fund balances almost equal to $1 billion.
The SICcast(R) system contains a dense silicon carbide polymer matrix that is chemically inert," Reddick explained, " It is extraordinarily abrasion resistant with a hardness rating almost equal to diamond.