# Definitions and Synonyms of *sampling* | Another word for *sampling* | What is *sampling? *

*Definition 1: (statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study - [noun denoting act]*

*(**sampling* is a kind of ...) the act of choosing or selecting

*sampling*is a kind of ...) the act of choosing or selecting

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*"your choice of colors was unfortunate"**"you can take your pick"*### (... is a kind of *sampling* ) the selection of a random sample; each element of the population has an equal chance of being selected

### (... is a kind of *sampling* ) the population is divided into subpopulations (strata) and random samples are taken of each stratum

*(sampling* belongs to category ...) a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters

## Definition 2: measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form) - [noun denoting act]

### (*sampling* is a kind of ...) the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule

*"the measurements were carefully done"*

*"his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"*