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"
To make or show something similar to; to match.
I design this but for a sample of what I hope more fully to discuss. -Woodward.
To take or to test a sample or samples of; as, to sample sugar, teas, wool, cloth.
...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.
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.
Thus he concludes, and every hardy knight His sample followed. -Fairfax.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A sample is a portion taken at random out of a quantity supposed to be homogeneous, so that the qualities found in the sample may reasonably be expected to be found in the whole; as, a sample of sugar; a sample of cloth. A specimen is one unit of a series, or a fragment of a mass, all of which is supposed to possess the same essential qualities; as, a specimen of coinage, or of architecture, or a specimen of quartz. No other unit or portion may be exactly like the specimen, while all the rest is supposed to be exactly like the sample. An instance is a sample or specimen of action. Compare EXAMPLE.
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How to use sample in a sentence?
The next piece of the puzzle that will likely emerge is a sample of the malware and/or if a true zero-day vulnerability was used.
Had we only taken that one sample, everything would have been wrong.
The results of the analysis of the B sample which was conducted on 17th to 19th December 2014 at the WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency} accredited laboratory of Lausanne confirmed the finding of the A sample.
My guess is they’re not going to throw away any perfectly good maps, but you’ve got a sample here of the next run.
The law does not forbid pictures of the sunset, it was intended to prevent trespassers from collecting any information, a water sample, a soil sample, a rock sample on private land without landowner’s permission.
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- mostra, tastCatalan, Valencian
- vzorek, vzorkovatCzech
- probieren, Probe, Muster, kostenGerman
- δείγμα, δειγματίζωGreek
- prov-ekzemplero, specimenoEsperanto
- ejemplar, muestra, samplear, pruebaSpanish
- نمونه, اشانتیونPersian
- [[tehdä]] [[samanlainen]], näyte, sämplätä, otos, [[näyttää]] samanlainen, maistiainen, [[ottaa]] [[näyte]], [[ottaa]] [[näytteitä]]Finnish
- échantillon, échantillonner, extrait, goûter, exempleFrench
- sampallScottish Gaelic
- echantiyonHaitian Creole
- campione, assaggioItalian
- サンプル, 試す, 見本Japanese
- prøve, sample, eksempel, ta prøve avNorwegian
- экземпляр, пробовать, проба, попробовать, образецRussian
- varuprov, gratisprov, provbit, försmak, stickprov, smakprov, provsmakning, urval, prov, smakbitSwedish
- örnek, örneklemTurkish
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