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subsample

[ noun suhb-sam-puhl; verb suhb-sam-puhl ]
/ noun ˈsʌbˌsæm pəl; verb sʌbˈsæm pəl /
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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.

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Origin of subsample

First recorded in 1895–1900; sub- + sample
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