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sampling

 
Noun sampling has 3 senses
  1. sampling - (statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study
    --1 is a kind of
    choice, selection, option, pick
    --1 has particulars:
     random sampling; stratified sampling, representative sampling, proportional sampling
  2. sample distribution, sample, sampling - items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
    --2 is a kind of distribution, statistical distribution
    --2 has particulars:
     acceptance sampling; random sample; stratified sample, representative sample, proportional sample
  3. sampling - measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form)
    --3 is a kind of
    measurement, measuring, measure, mensuration
Verb sample has 1 sense
  1. sample, try, try out, taste - take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"
    --1 is one way to consume, ingest, take in, take, have
    Derived forms: noun sample1, noun sampler2, noun sampler3, noun sampler4
    Sample sentences:
    They sample more bread
    The chefs sample the vegetables
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