n.1.Example; pattern.
2.A part of anything presented for inspection, or shown as evidence of the quality of the whole; a specimen; as, goods are often purchased by samples.
I design this but for a sample of what I hope more fully to discuss.
- Woodward.
v. t.1.To make or show something similar to; to match.
2.To take or to test a sample or samples of; as, to sample sugar, teas, wools, cloths.
Noun1.sample - a small part of something intended as representative of the whole
2.sample - items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
3.sample - all or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class
Verb1.sample - take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"
Synonyms: taste, try, try out

SAMPLE, contracts. A small quantity of any commodity or merchandise, exhibited as a specimen of a larger quantity called the bulk. (q.v.)
     2. When a sale is made by sample, and it afterwards turns out that the bulk does not correspond with it, the purchaser is not, in general, bound to take the property on a compensation being made to him for the difference. 1 Campb. R. 113; vide 2 East, 314; 4, Campb. R. 22; 12 Wend. 566 9 Wend. 20; 6 Cowen, 354; 12 Wend. 413. See 5 John. R. 395.

(digital signal processing)sample - The result of measuring the amplitude of an analog signal at a specified time. In digital signal processing a sample is a signed or unsigned number and the number of samples per second is called the sample rate.
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