There are 2 translations of sample in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈsæmpəl; ˈsɑːmpəl/


  • 1.1 (specimen) muestra (f) a blood/urine sample [Med] una muestra de sangre/orina a rock/soil sample [Geol] una muestra de roca/suelo (before n) sample question/paper pregunta (f)/examen (m) tipo we looked at a few sample cases estudiamos algunos casos muestrales
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    • If your doctor thinks you have a bladder infection, he or she will test a sample of your urine to find out if there are bacteria in it.
    • Laboratory workers unaware of the disease status of the participants analysed blood samples for C pneumoniae using whole organism antigen and time resolved fluorimetry.
    • The cross sections of the samples are analyzed, and the pigments are identified under a polarizing or scanning electron microscope.
    1.2 [Busn] muestra (f) a free/factory sample una muestra gratuita or gratis/de fábrica (before n) [goods] de muestra sample case/book muestrario (m) sample pack paquete (m) de muestras
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    • These representatives of companies travelled round the country displaying samples to prospective customers and taking orders.
    • In a now-famous experiment, recounted in Schwartz's book, researchers set up a table at a specialty food store, offering samples of jam.
    • A battle is raging for the hearts and wallets of new mothers as two companies compete to distribute free samples of baby products in the country's biggest hospitals.
    1.3 (for statistics) muestra (f) a representative sample una muestra representativa we took a random sample hicimos un muestreo aleatorio (before n) in 16 sample libraries en 16 bibliotecas tomadas como muestra
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    • To study a distribution, take random samples from a population and analyze them.
    • Fifteen studies examined total populations or random samples of such populations.
    • Five trials either did not report a clear calculation of sample size or failed to achieve the intended sample size.

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There are 2 translations of sample in Spanish:



  • [food] degustar, gustar, probar* sample the delights of traditional Greek hospitality descubra las delicias de la tradicional hospitalidad griega
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    • The Food Fight offers a chance to sample food and drink prepared by more than 45 restaurants and beverage suppliers.
    • If you have room left over for dessert, you can sample the Honey Cake, which comes with fresh strawberries.
    • Of course we found an Irish pub before leaving and we sampled the food and drink on our last night after a hard week's work.

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