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English noun: sampling

1. sampling (act) (statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study

Broader (hypernym)choice, option, pick, selection

Narrower (hyponym)proportional sampling, random sampling, representative sampling, stratified sampling

Domain categorystatistics

2. sampling (cognition) items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population

Synonymssample, sample distribution

Broader (hypernym)distribution, statistical distribution

Narrower (hyponym)acceptance sampling, proportional sample, random sample, representative sample, stratified sample

Domain categorystatistics

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

Broader (hypernym)measure, measurement, measuring, mensuration

Domain categorytelecom, telecommunication

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