subsample

[ noun suhb-sam-puh l; verb suhb-sam-puh l ]
/ noun ˈsʌbˌsæm pəl; verb sʌbˈsæm pəl /

noun

a specimen from or a small part of a sample.

verb (used with object), sub·sam·pled, sub·sam·pling.

to take a subsample of.

Nearby words

  1. subroc,
  2. subrogate,
  3. subrogation,
  4. subround,
  5. subroutine,
  6. subsatellite,
  7. subsc,
  8. subscapular,
  9. subscapular artery,
  10. subscapular muscle

Origin of subsample

First recorded in 1895–1900; sub- + sample

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