sample space

noun Mathematics.
the collection of all possible results of an experiment, represented as points.
Compare sample point.


Origin:
1950–55

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sample space
 
n
statistics the set of possible outcomes of an experiment; the range of values of a random variable

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Example sentences
Without foreknowledge of this sample space, one lacks the basis for compiling
  the appropriate statistics.
The autocatalytic process does not operate across the full sample space to the
  same extent.
In order to calculate the probability of an event, one may wish to create a
  sample space.
The set of all possible elementary events is called the sample space or event
  space.
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