Definition of subsample in English:
A sample drawn from a larger sample.
- ‘Reliability statistics’ are assigned, depending on whether the coefficient is statistically significant in one or more of the full sample and the subsamples.
- Pregnancy outcome did not predict depression scores in either the full sample or in the subsample of pregnancies occurring between 1980 and 1992, even when adjusted for personal and social indicators.
- From the remaining sample, a subsample of approximately 50 to 500 mites (depending upon total numbers in the sample) were mounted in Hoyer's solution on microscope slides.
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Take a subsample from: the bulked material was ground and then subsampled
More example sentences
- We tried to account for the possibility that silk composition might vary along a fiber by subsampling a cross-section of the dragline for amino acid analysis.
- Since the bootstrap and subsampling procedures give similar results, we only performed the bootstrap for trinucleotide repeats.
- We subsampled females of the ‘keep’ and ‘share’ categories to compare three groups of females that differed in their postbreeding behavior while being similar in age, food resources, number of weaned juveniles, and year of study.
Definition of subsample in:
- US English dictionary
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