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Meaning of SAMPLE

Pronunciation:  'sampul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a small part of something intended as representative of the whole
  2. [n]  items selected from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population
  3. [n]  all or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class
  4. [adj]  serving as typical examples; "a sample question"
  5. [v]  take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"

SAMPLE is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: sample distribution, taste, try, try out, typical
 See Also: consume, core, coupon, degust, distribution, example, grab sample, have, illustration, ingest, instance, natural object, proportional sample, random sample, representative, representative sample, specimen, statistical distribution, stratified sample, take, take in, tasting



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Sam"ple\, n. [OE. sample, asaumple, OF. essample,
    example, fr. L. exemplum. See {Example}, and cf. {Ensample},
    1. Example; pattern. [Obs.] --Spenser. ``A sample to the
       youngest.'' --Shak.
             Thus he concludes, and every hardy knight His sample
             followed.                             --Fairfax.
    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.
    Syn: Specimen; example. See {Specimen}.
  2. \Sam"ple\, v. t.
    1. To make or show something similar to; to match. --Bp.
    2. To take or to test a sample or samples of; as, to sample
       sugar, teas, wools, cloths.
Computing Dictionary

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.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a variety of product samples in your dream means that opportunities will come knocking on your door time and time again.