Associations to the word «Sampling»

Wiktionary

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

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C. S. Lewis