# 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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Multistage Cluster Sampling technique was used to gather data sample from the research population.
The present study followed the multistage cluster sampling on the guidelines of Kothari (2004), and Allen et al.
Simon has conducted a statistical analysis of product-defect rates, the design of complex cluster sampling plans for the investigation of a nationwide medical practice, and the application of statistical techniques to show the degree to which promotions affected revenue streams.
A cluster sampling technique was used and 200 pregnant women attending department of obstetrics and gynecology, Baqai Hospital, Nazimabad and Fatima Hospital, Baqai Medical University were recruited.
The third phase of this nationwide school-based health survey was conducted between 2009 and 2010 among 5028 Iranian students aged 7-18 years who were selected by multistage random cluster sampling from urban and rural areas of 27 provinces of Iran.
The number and location of students to be tested will be based on a stratified cluster sampling of junior and senior high school students.
During February and March 2014, we conducted a cluster sampling among the general population living in the 5 archipelagos.
Evaluation of Primary immunization coverage in an urban area of Bareilly city using Cluster Sampling Technique.
Although point estimates of parameter will not be seriously affected by this violation, estimate of standard errors, however, can be affected by dependency of data [6,20], because nestedness of data or cluster sampling influences the sampling variance directly [2].

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