from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Statistics See sample.
- n. The act, process, or technique of selecting an appropriate sample.
- n. A small portion, piece, or segment selected as a sample.
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- v. Present participle of sample.
- n. the process or technique of obtaining a representative sample
- n. a sample
- n. the analysis of a group by determining the characteristics of a significant percentage of its members chosen at random
- n. the measurement, at regular intervals, of the amplitude of a varying waveform in order to convert it to digital form
- n. a technique for electronically splicing pieces of previously recorded sound as part of a composition
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- n. measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form)
- n. items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
- n. (statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study
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