subsample

[noun suhb-sam-puh l; verb suhb-sam-puh l]

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.

Origin of subsample

First recorded in 1895–1900; sub- + sample
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