oversample

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ sample

Noun[edit]

oversample (plural oversamples)

  1. (statistics) An additional sample of a subpopulation, above and beyond the portion of a main sample that already belongs to that subpopulation.

Verb[edit]

oversample (third-person singular simple present oversamples, present participle oversampling, simple past and past participle oversampled)

  1. (statistics) To sample additional members of a subpopulation, above and beyond the members included in the main sample.
  2. (systems) To sample a signal at a frequency well above its Nyquist rate.