(noun, verb)


1. (statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study

Definition categories: act, choice, option, pick, selection

2. items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population

Similar word(s): sample

Definition categories: thought, distribution

3. measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form)

Definition categories: act, measure, measurement, measuring, mensuration


1. present participle of sample