Associations to the word «Sampling»


SAMPLING, verb. Present participle of sample
SAMPLING, noun. The process or technique of obtaining a representative sample.
SAMPLING, noun. A sample.
SAMPLING, noun. (statistics) The analysis of a group by determining the characteristics of a significant percentage of its members chosen at random.
SAMPLING, noun. (signal processing) The measurement, at regular intervals, of the amplitude of a varying waveform in order to convert it to digital form.
SAMPLING, noun. (music) Electronically splicing pieces of previously recorded sound as part of a composition, especially as part of hip-hop or electronic dance music.
SAMPLING ERROR, noun. (statistics) The error caused by observing a sample instead of the whole population.
SAMPLING STRAW, noun. (analytical chemistry) (chemistry)A fine glass tube used in a laboratory to extract very small samples of chemical liquids and solutions.
SAMPLING STRAWS, noun. Plural of sampling straw

Dictionary definition

SAMPLING, noun. (statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study.
SAMPLING, noun. Items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population.
SAMPLING, noun. Measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form).

Wise words

Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe