# sampling

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## sam·pling

(săm′plĭng)
n.
1. Statistics See sample.
2.
a. The act, process, or technique of selecting an appropriate sample.
b. A small portion, piece, or segment selected as a sample.

## sampling

(ˈsɑːmplɪŋ)
n
1. (Statistics) the process of selecting a random sample
2. (Statistics) a variant of sample2
3. (Pop Music) the process of taking a short extract from (a record) and mixing it into a different backing track
4. (Telecommunications) a process in which a continuous electrical signal is approximately represented by a series of discrete values, usually regularly spaced

## sam•pling

(ˈsæm plɪŋ, ˈsɑm-)

n.
1. the act or process of selecting a sample for testing.
2. the sample so selected.
[1630–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 sampling - (statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for studyselection, choice, option, pick - the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"random sampling - the selection of a random sample; each element of the population has an equal chance of been selectedproportional sampling, representative sampling, stratified sampling - the population is divided into subpopulations (strata) and random samples are taken of each stratumstatistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters 2 sampling - items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the populationacceptance sampling - a statistical procedure for accepting or rejecting a batch of merchandise or documents; involves determining the maximum number of defects discovered in a sample before the entire batch is rejecteddistribution, statistical distribution - (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrencestatistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parametersrandom sample - a sample in which every element in the population has an equal chance of being selectedproportional sample, representative sample, stratified sample - the population is divided into strata and a random sample is taken from each stratum 3 sampling - measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form)measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"telecom, telecommunication - (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
Translations
vzorkování
näyteotantasamplaussämpläys

[ˈsɑːmplɪŋ] N

## sampling

n (of food)Kostprobe f; (of wine)Weinprobe f; (Statistics) → Stichprobenverfahren nt
attr (Statistics) → Stichproben-; sampling errorFehler mim Stichprobenverfahren

## sam·pling

n. muestreo; hacer muestras; selección partitiva;
random ______ al azar.
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It is interesting to see how during the fax era a document had to go from an analog format into an electronic one, then be transmitted electronically to end up being converted back to analog format before it could be presented to the end recipient.
Through the 1970s, sound recordings were mostly produced and distributed in analog format.
At the most recent MIP-TV, a high-level executive from a leading European broadcaster admitted his disappointment in recognizing that millions of hours of primetime programs produced in analog format (and recently in SD) were now worthless in the international market.
The State Library is providing the service free and will house the collection in a new climate-controlled archive allowing officials from the Pryor Center to assess and digitize the tapes, currently in analog format.
The analog format, called NTSC (National Television System Committee) was established in 1941 and modified for color in 1953.
The company's shipments of TV chips to Europe and the United States have been robust recently as a result of TV signal migration to digital format from analog format in Europe and the United States.
Comcast's Limited Basic Cable package of channels 2 through 31 will remain in analog format, but all channels from 32 upward will be switched to digital signals beginning Feb.
On February 17th, 2009 all full power TV stations will comply with a Federal mandate and switch from the analog format consumers have been watching since TV began to a new digital format.
The LCD display presents measurements in digital and analog format for instant test results.
In the early 1990s, just over 90% of the world's data was born non-digital in analog format.

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