1. [ noun ] (statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study
Related terms: choice random_sampling stratified_sampling statistics
2. [ noun ] (mathematics,statistics) items selected from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
Synonyms: sample sample_distribution
Related terms: distribution acceptance_sampling random_sample stratified_sample statistics
3. [ noun ] (telecommunications) measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form)
Related terms: measure measurement telecommunication
Similar spelling:   sample