What is the meaning of sample?


  • A small part of something intended as representative of the whole.
  • Items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population.
  • All or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class.


  • Take a sample of.
    • usage: "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"
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