HyperDic: sample

English > 4 senses of the word sample:
NOUNcognitionsamplea small part of something intended as representative of the whole / whole
cognitionsample, sample distribution, samplingitems selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
objectsampleall or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class
VERBconsumptionsample, try, try out, tastetake a sample of
sample > pronunciation
Soundssae'mpahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > sample: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA small part of something intended as representative of the whole / whole.
NarrowercouponA test sample of some substance
cross sectionA sample meant / meant to be representative of a whole population
grab sampleA single sample or measurement taken at a specific time or over as short a period as feasible
random sampleA sample grabbed at random
tastingA small amount (especially of food or wine)
Broaderexample, illustration, instance, representativeAn item of information that is typical of a class or group
Spanishmuestra
Catalanmostra
Verbssampletake a sample of
English > sample: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningitems selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population.
Synonymssample distribution, sampling
CategorystatisticsA branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
Narroweracceptance samplingA statistical procedure for accepting or rejecting a batch of merchandise or documents
random sampleA sample in which every element in the population has an equal chance of being selected
stratified sample, representative sample, proportional sampleThe population is divided into strata and a random sample is taken from each stratum
Broaderdistribution, statistical distribution(statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence
Catalanmostra
English > sample: 4 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningAll or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class.
NarrowercoreA cylindrical sample of soil or rock obtained with a hollow drill
specimenA bit of tissue or blood or urine that is taken for diagnostic purposes
Broadernatural objectAn object occurring naturally
Spanishmuestra
Catalanmostra
English > sample: 4 senses > verb 1, consumption
MeaningTake a sample of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey sample more bread; The chefs sample the vegetables
Example "Sample the regional dishes"
Synonymstry, try out, taste
Narrowerdegusttaste with relish
Broaderconsume, ingest, take in, take, haveServe oneself to, or consume regularly
Spanishcatar, degustar, gustar, paladear, probar
Catalandegustar, gustar, provar, tastar
Nounssamplea small part of something intended as representative of the whole / whole
samplera piece of embroidery demonstrating skill with various stitches
sampleran assortment of various samples
samplersomeone who samples food or drink for its quality

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