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Estimate-To

Definition:

__ In Planguage, to “estimate” is:

• the Process of arriving at a judgement,
• by guessing the probable numeric value,
• of a numeric Attribute Level;
• using other methods than immediate Measurement.

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Alternative Names

Concept Number: *059
English Master: Estimate To
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: Predict-To

Detailing

Estimate: “to judge or determine generally but carefully (size, value, Cost, Requirements, etc.); calculate approximately”
Source: Webster”s New World Dictionary.

Estimation is not to be confused with Quantification or Measurement.


Illustrations

Figure *059: The relationship between four Engineering Process Concepts.

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Type

Verb



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This Concept entered by Diane O'Brien.

Created by system. Last Modification: Friday 29 of November, 2013 00:52:04 CET by Diane O'Brien.