subsample

[n. suhb-sam-puhl; v. suhb-sam-puhl]
noun
1.
a specimen from or a small part of a sample.
verb (used with object), subsampled, subsampling.
2.
to take a subsample of.

Origin:
1895–1900; sub- + sample

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