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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
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## 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
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Translations
vzorkování
näyteotantasamplaussämpläys

## sampling

[ˈsɑːmplɪŋ] N
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## sampling

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

n. muestreo; hacer muestras; selección partitiva;
random ______ al azar.
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Performance on the drivers is tested with a few sound samples and some music playback.
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Part of the protective mechanisms is the implementation of a WASN platform that will monitor and continuously store sound samples originating from acoustic nodes' surroundings.
State-of-the-art instrumental sound samples deliver premium sound quality with a user interface that is elegantly designed and appropriate for all ages and instructional levels.
When researchers played the sound samples for 47 cats in their homes, it took cats an average of 110 seconds to react to the cat songs, purring and rubbing against the speakers.
Rajiv Sabharwal, executive director, ICICI Bank, said: 'The software uses 100 parameters for matching sound samples. To collect the sample, the servers need to record only 35 seconds of voice during any conversation.
In our experiments, we used 407 temperature-induced sound samples (149 at 10[degrees]C [+ or -] 2 and 258 at 34[degrees]C [+ or -] 2), 114 fear-induced samples, and 136 normal sound samples (from the thermal comfort zone at 21[degrees]C [+ or -] 2).
Analyses showed there was a significant (p<0.05) difference between the paired left-right otoliths mostly for [[delta].sup.13]C values sampled from the otolith nucleus in both Washington Coast and Puget Sound samples (Table 2).
Instead of stringing together sound samples, into sound collages these are layered over each other ("batch processing").
A cover-mounted CD holding some 100 recorded sound samples of effects pedals makes for an excellent survey, enhancing an updated edition that adds more profiles of modern pedal makers and many changes in their manufacture, making this a 'must' for any music reference collection.
"I analyzed her sound samples by computer for harmonic content and then using state-of-the art phonetic analysis to obtain a 2-D map of the female soprano vowels.
Slovoed multilingual dictionaries for Android contain detailed word translations with usage and sound samples, transcription, grammatical information, and color markup to satisfy all learning needs.

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