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sample point

noun, Mathematics
a possible result of an experiment, represented as a point.
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  • sample point where duplicate was collected is not indicated.
  • Does not match name previously submitted for the sample point.
  • If the different sample points are all from stockpile runoff, one sample point may be sufficient.
  • sample point within the distribution system after treatment.
  • Also includes a sample press release and sample point of purchase poster.
  • Accompanying each schedule is a large format map showing the location of each sample point on the schedule.
  • Collect sample at the sample point preprinted on the sample form.
  • The sample area for this procedure was a one square meter plot centered on the sample point.
British Dictionary definitions for sample point

sample point

(statistics) a single possible observed value of a variable; a member of the sample space of an experiment
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