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===Alternative forms===
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From {{etyl|la|en}} {{term|source|alt|gloss|lang=la}}.

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# {{context|countable/uncountable|lang=en}} Meaning 1 of '''sample'''.
#: ''Example of '''sample'''.''
# {{context|countable/uncountable|lang=en}} Meaning 2 of '''sample'''.
#: ''Example of '''sample'''.''

====Usage notes====
Notes about this word.

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# {{context|transitive|lang=en}} Meaning 1 of '''sample'''.
#: ''Example of '''sample'''.''

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  • enPR: sămpʹ(ə)l, IPA(key): /ˈsæmpl/
  • Hyphenation: sam‧ple


Sample entry (plural samples)

This picture is a sample
  1. (countable) A sample is a small amount of something to try or test it.
    The nurse took a small blood sample.
  2. (countable) A sample can be a group of people used in an experiment.
    The experiment needed a random sample of 100 young adults.

Usage notes[edit]

A sample can sometimes refer to an item of food that is to be tasted, such as a spoonful of soup.



Related terms[edit]


sample (third-person singular simple present samples, present participle sampling, simple past and past participle sampled)

  1. (transitive) If you sample something, you try or test a small amount of it.
    After sampling each of the wines, she bought the one she liked best.
  2. (transitive) If you sample a small piece of food, you taste it; often to see if it is good.
    Don't forget to sample the soup to make sure it's warm.