Definition of sampling in English:
1The taking of a sample or samples: routine river sampling is carried out according to a schedule
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- Lung sampling was randomized, with the second bronchoscopy always conducted in the contralateral lung.
- Interpretation of Pap smear slides may be hindered by poor sampling, uneven cell distribution or improper fixation of the slide.
- The remaining 30 percent of cervical cancers result from errors in sampling and interpretation.
1.1 Statistics A sample.
- It is random sampling that provides statistical independence and with it the probability structure linking a sample with a parent population.
- The main obstacles in atomistic simulations, however, have been the restriction to very short timescales and the inability of equilibrium simulations to provide statistically satisfactory samplings.
- ‘An election is not a statistically valid sampling of the population either - it is only the people who choose to vote,’ he says.
2The technique of digitally encoding music or sound and reusing it as part of a composition or recording.
- At the same time, his technique of cutting the stream of words with repeated sound fragments anticipates the sampling of electronic music.
- Producing new sounds through the sampling of already existing music was an innovative challenge recognized by such authorities in the field of electronic music as the composer Karlheinz Stockhausen.
- In the introduction, he explains that sampling has influenced popular music more than any other technique during the past 20 years.
Words that rhyme with samplingstarveling
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