# 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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