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Noun: sampling  sãm-p(u-)ling
  1. (statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study
     
  2. (statistics) items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
    - sample distribution, sample
     
  3. (telecommunication) measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form)
Verb: sample  sãm-pul
  1. Take a sample of
    "Sample the regional dishes";
    - try, try out, taste

Derived forms: samplings

Type of: choice, consume, distribution, have, ingest, measure, measurement, measuring, mensuration, option, pick, probability distribution, selection, statistical distribution, take, take in

Encyclopedia: Sampling

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