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Sampling   /sˈæmplɪŋ/   Listen
Sampling

noun
1.
(statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study.
2.
Items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population.  Synonyms: sample, sample distribution.
3.
Measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form).



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"Sampling" Quotes from Famous Books



... touch on the spinet. Sir Oliver in his lordly way had sent a spinet by cart from Boston; and Tatty, long since outstripped by her pupil, had a trick of picking out passages from the more difficult pieces of music and "sampling" them as she innocently termed it—a few chords now and again, but melodies for the most part, note by note ...
— Lady Good-for-Nothing • A. T. Quiller-Couch

... had taken something from the box and was sampling it. As it chanced to be a piece of the rubber band she made ...
— The Rover Boys in New York • Arthur M. Winfield



Words linked to "Sampling" :   distribution, pick, option, selection, proportional sample, telecommunication, measure, measurement, mensuration, statistical distribution, random sample, measuring, stratified sample, statistics, representative sample, choice, telecom



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