floor sample

floor sample

n.
A piece of merchandise that is used as a display or demonstration model. Also called floor model.

floor′ sam`ple


n.
an appliance, piece of furniture, etc., that has been used for display and is offered at a reduced price.
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Julia Cameron's autobiographical memoir FLOOR SAMPLE will be of intense interest to her strong following of fans with respect to her many novels and other fiction works (as well as her writings in other genres) which will makes it a top pick for anyone who has followed and enjoyed her successful literary career.
"With us here, retailers only need a floor sample and then call us with the order," he said.
Rather than use a spatial model to capture spatial heterogeneity of spores within a room, we simply assume that the floor samples are log normally distributed, where 95% of within-room samples at a fixed point in time are within 1 order-of-magnitude (i.e., within 1/[square root of 10] and [square root of 10] of the median), which is consistent with the sample variability in the Hart Senate Office Building (8).