|1.||the process of selecting a random sample|
|2.||a variant of sample|
|3.||the process of taking a short extract from (a record) and mixing it into a different backing track|
|4.||a process in which a continuous electrical signal is approximately represented by a series of discrete values, usually regularly spaced|
In statistics, a group drawn from a larger population and used to estimate the characteristics of the whole population.
Note: Opinion polls use small groups of people, often selected at random, as a sample of the opinions of the general public.