Definitions for SAMPLEˈsæm pəl, ˈsɑm-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
sam•pleˈsæm pəl, ˈsɑm-(n.; adj.; v.)-pled, -pling.
(n.)a small part of or a selection from something, intended to show the quality, style, or nature of the whole; specimen.
Statistics. a subset of a population.
a sound of short duration, as a musical tone or a drumbeat, digitally stored in a synthesizer for playback.
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(adj.)serving as a specimen:
a sample piece of cloth.
(v.t.)to take a sample of; test or judge by a sample.
Origin of sample:
1250–1300; ME < OF essample. See example
a small part of something intended as representative of the whole
sample distribution, sample, sampling(noun)
items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
all or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class
sample, try, try out, taste(verb)
take a sample of
"Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
sample(noun)ˈsæm pəl, ˈsɑm-
a small example of what sth larger is like
a sample of the curtain material
sampleˈsæm pəl, ˈsɑm-
a small amount taken from sth to test it
a blood sample
A part of anything taken or presented for inspection, or shown as evidence of the quality of the whole; a specimen; as, goods are often purchased by samples.
"I design this but for a sample of what I hope more fully to discuss." -Woodward.
A subset of a population selected for measurement, observation or questioning, to provide statistical information about the population.
"...it is possible it [the Anglo-Saxon race] might stand second to the Scandinavian countries [in average height] if a fair sample of their population were obtained." Francis Galton et al. (1883). Final Report of the Anthropometric Committee, Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, p. 269.
Gratuitous borrowing of easily recognised phases (or moments) from other music (or movies) in a recording, used to emphasize a particular point by implying a certain context.
"Thus he concludes, and every hardy knight His sample followed." -Fairfax.
To make or show something similar to; to match.
To take or to test a sample or samples of; as, to sample sugar, teas, wool, cloth.
To reduce a continuous signal (such as a sound wave) to a discrete signal.
To reuse a portion of (an existing sound recording) in a new song.
Origin: sample, asaumple, essample, example, from exemplum.
a part of anything presented for inspection, or shown as evidence of the quality of the whole; a specimen; as, goods are often purchased by samples
to make or show something similar to; to match
to take or to test a sample or samples of; as, to sample sugar, teas, wools, cloths
In statistics and quantitative research methodology, a data sample is a set of data collected and/or selected from a population by a defined procedure.
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Translations for SAMPLE
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a part taken from something to show the quality of the whole
samples of the artist's work; (also adjective) a sample tube of ointment.
- amostraPortuguese (BR)
- ukázka; ukázkovýCzech
- die Probe, Probe-...German
- prøve; prøve-Danish
- campione, modelloItalian
- pavyzdys, bandinys, mėginysLithuanian
- (vare)prøve; smaksprøveNorwegian
- نمونه، نښه،مثال،كره كول ( دنمونى دمخه) پرتله كول، ازمويل، ازمايلPashto
- образец; пробаRussian
- vzorka; ukážka; vzorkovýSlovak
- prov, varuprovSwedish
- örnek, nümuneTurkish
- 樣品Chinese (Trad.)
- зразок, взірецьUkrainian
- vật mẫuVietnamese
- 样品Chinese (Simp.)
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