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Synonyms for guesstimate

an estimate that combines reasoning with guessing

estimate based on a calculation

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Now they have chucked out this one, re-branded it UEFA and made intelligent guesstimates of stadia and teams.
Oh,between four and five times the original guesstimates.
Amcan had never built an impeller before so its initial design concept for the 380 aluminum diecasting was based on guesstimates.
Mr Blair's dossier had better contain more than rough guesstimates of the numbers of Saddam's missiles, bombs and planes.
It has become obvious that the industry must decrease its use of point and unit systems that are simply guesstimates of resource consumption.
which replaces guesstimates with tech-measured data for sports including skiing, snowboarding and skateboarding.
It would cost about $50,000 to put up scaffolding just to get to the piece, and another $40,000 to fix it, determined the engineer, a number that Morrel now guesstimates would be closer to $30,000.
Before, when we took budget requests to the city council," he says, we just had guesstimates.
Take the Hunt brothers of Texas, whose sloppy guesstimates about the rate of inflation cost them $4 billion.
If new observations differ from expectations, your brain should compensate by modifying its likelihood guesstimates in the future.
Bear in mind too that the risk to life and limb in motorway travel is a hundred times that of flying, mile for mile, though these guesstimates, not statistics: apples cannot be compared to pears.
While there are no consolidated figures for such a diverse industry, guesstimates of consumer spending on the one hand and supplier sales on the other, suggest a turnover of at least pounds 100m annually in Wales, implying many thousands of full and part-time jobs.
Mr Gamlin added: 'As well as putting an end to finger-in-the air guesstimates, Clarity allows businesses to monitor all sales processes, manage and share information across other systems and centralise filing systems, meaning no more lost letters, lost quotes and lost business.
As explained by one of the authors of the draft legislation, this will not only confirm or deny the present cost guesstimates of the Congressional Budget Office and the General Accounting Office regarding proposed eligibility reform legislation, but would also confirm the strength of the new revenues generated.