# sampling

(redirected from*Nyquist Theorem*)

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia.

## sam·pling

(săm′plĭng)*n.*

**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

**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 WordsSynonyms

**Legend:**Switch to new thesaurus

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 selected proportional sampling, representative sampling, stratified sampling - the population is divided into subpopulations (strata) and random samples are taken of each stratum statistics - 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 rejected distribution, statistical distribution - (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters random sample - a sample in which every element in the population has an equal chance of being selected proportional 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**

**näyte**

**otanta**

**samplaus**

**sämpläys**

## sampling

## sam·pling

*n.*muestreo; hacer muestras; selección partitiva;

**random ___**→ ___ al azar.

Want to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, or visit the webmaster's page for free fun content.

Link to this page: