## Look up: Sample

1. Sample
[material] In general, a sample is a limited quantity of something which is intended to be similar to and represent a larger amount of that thing(s). The things could be countable objects such as individual items available as units for sale, or a material not countable as individual items. S...
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2. sample
(digital signal processing) The result of measuring the amplitude of an analog signal at a specified time. In digital signal processing a sample is a signed or unsigned number and the number of samples per second is called the sample rate. (2001-06-06)
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3. Sample
A proportion or a segment of a fish stock which is removed for study, and is assumed to be representative of the whole. The greater the effort, in terms of both numbers and magnitude of the samples, the greater the confidence that the information obtained is a true reflection of the status of a stoc...
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4. Sample
A sample is a group of units selected from a larger group (the population). By studying the sample we hope to draw valid conclusions about the larger group. A sample is generally selected for study because the population is too large to study in its entirety. The sample should be representative of t...
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5. Sample
Any subset of a population.
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6. sample
[adj] - serving as typical examples 2. [n] - all or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class 3. [n] - a small part of something intended as representative of the whole 4. [v] - take a sample of
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7. Sample
Small quantity of rock removed, often by coring, for analysis.
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8. Sample
a part of a population researchers select to represent the whole
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9. Sample
A set of individuals chosen (usually randomly) from a larger population.
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10. Sample
1) In digital recording, to measure the level of a waveform at a given instant.
2) To record a short segment of audio for the purpose of playback later.
3) The short recording (made per definition 2).

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11. Sample
A digital recording of a naturally occurring sound
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12. Sample
a sound or short piece of audio stored digitally in a computer, synthesizer or sampler. The word sample may refer to either a single moment in a digital audio stream (the smallest piece of data used to represent an audio signal at a given time) or a complete sound or digital audio stream made up of ...

1. Sample
When a sound is converted from analogue to digital format, the amplitude of the signal is sliced into many segments of binary information and analysed, these slices are measured per second (for a standard audio C.D. this is carried out 44,100 times) thus we may say that a C.D. has a 'sample rate' of...

2. Sample
One or more elements (individuals or households) selected from a universe to represent that universe.
Found op http://www.agbnielsen.net/glossary/glossaryQ.asp?type=alpha&jump=none

3. Sample
A fraction, or subset, of a population. By studying the sample, it is hoped to draw valid conclusions about the larger group, the population.
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4. Sample
A set of observations, usually considered to have been taken from a much larger population. Statistics are numerical or graphical quantities calculated from a sample. Since the data in one sample will vary from that of another, so will the statistics calculated from those samples.A sample is general...
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5. sample
A part of a population
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6. Sample
In imaging, to gather the value of a colour. to select an image colour to be used in a drawing or painting tool.
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7. Sample
Sam'ple noun [ Middle English sample , asaumple , Old French essample , example , from Latin exemplum . See Example , and confer Ensample , Sampler .] 1. Example; pattern. [ Obsolete]
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8. Sample
Sam'ple transitive verb 1. To make or show something similar to; to match. Bp. Hall. 2. To take or to test a sample or samples of; as, to sample sugar, teas, wools, cloths.
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9. sample
1. A specimen of a whole entity small enough to involve no threat or damage to the whole; an aliquot. ... 2. A selected subset of a population; a sample may be random or nonrandom (haphazard); representative or nonrepresentative. ... Origin: M.E. Ensample, fr. L. Exemplum, example ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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10. sample
noun a small part of something intended as representative of the whole
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11. sample
noun all or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class
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12. sample
(sam´pәl) a representative part taken to typify the whole. a subset of a larger population of people or things, chosen out of a larger population under study in order to derive conclusions about the entire population.
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13. Sample
• (n.) Example; pattern. • (v. t.) To make or show something similar to; to match. • (v. t.) To take or to test a sample or samples of; as, to sample sugar, teas, wools, cloths. • (n.) A part of anything presented for inspection, or shown as evidence of the quality of the whole; ...
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