NOUN | act | sampling | (statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study / study |
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cognition | sampling, sample distribution, sample | items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population | |

act | sampling | measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form) |

Sounds | sae'mplihng | |
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Meaning | (statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study / study. | |
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Category | 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 |

Narrower | random sampling | The selection of a random sample |

stratified sampling, representative sampling, proportional sampling | The population is divided into subpopulations (strata) and random samples are taken of each stratum | |

Broader | choice, selection, option, pick | The act of choosing or selecting |

Spanish | muestreo | |

Catalan | mostreig |

Meaning | items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population. | |
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Synonyms | sample distribution, sample | |

Category | 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 |

Narrower | acceptance sampling | A statistical procedure for accepting or rejecting a batch of merchandise or documents |

random sample | A sample in which every element in the population has an equal chance of being selected | |

stratified sample, representative sample, proportional sample | The population is divided into strata and a random sample is taken from each stratum | |

Broader | distribution, statistical distribution | (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence |

Catalan | mostra |

Meaning | measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form). | |
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Category | telecommunication, telecom | (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically |

Broader | measurement, measuring, measure, mensuration | The act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule |

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