sampling

[ sam-pling, sahm- ]
/ ˈsæm plɪŋ, ˈsɑm- /
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noun

the act or process of selecting a sample for testing, analyzing, etc.
the sample so selected.

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Origin of sampling

First recorded in 1630–40; sample + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for sampling

sampling
/ (ˈsɑːmplɪŋ) /

noun

the process of selecting a random sample
a variant of sample (def. 2)
the process of taking a short extract from (a record) and mixing it into a different backing track
a process in which a continuous electrical signal is approximately represented by a series of discrete values, usually regularly spaced
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