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sampling

Noun

1 (statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study
2 items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population [syn: sample distribution, sample]
3 measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form)

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English

Noun

  1. the process or technique of obtaining a representative sample
  2. a sample
  3. the analysis of a group by determining the characteristics of a significant percentage of its members chosen at random
  4. the measurement, at regular intervals, of the amplitude of a varying waveform in order to convert it to digital form
  5. a technique for electronically splicing pieces of previously recorded sound as part of a composition

Translations

process or technique of obtaining a representative sample
sample
  • Finnish: näyte
  • Italian: campionamento
analysis of a group by determining the characteristics of a significant percentage of its members chosen at random
  • Finnish: otanta
  • Italian: campionamento
measurement, at regular intervals, of the amplitude of a varying waveform in order to convert it to digital form
technique for electronically splicing pieces of previously recorded sound as part of a composition

Extensive Definition

Sampling may refer to:
Specific types of sampling include:

See also

sampling in Czech: Vzorkování (rozcestník)
sampling in German: Sampling
sampling in Spanish: Muestreo
sampling in French: Échantillonnage
sampling in Italian: Campionamento
sampling in Japanese: サンプリング
sampling in Portuguese: Amostragem
sampling in Russian: Семплинг
sampling in Simple English: Sampling
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