stratified sample

noun

statistics a sample that is not drawn at random from the whole population, but separately from a number of disjoint strata of the population in order to ensure a more representative sampleSee also frame (def. 13)

Nearby words

  1. stratificational grammar,
  2. stratified,
  3. stratified charge engine,
  4. stratified epithelium,
  5. stratified random sample,
  6. stratiform,
  7. stratiformis,
  8. stratify,
  9. stratig.,
  10. stratigraphy

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