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Definition of Sample

Sample

  1. Example; pattern.
  2. A part of anything presented for inspection, or shown as evidence of the quality of the whole; a specimen; as, goods are often purchased by samples.
  3. To make or show something similar to; to match.
  4. To take or to test a sample or samples of; as, to sample sugar, teas, wools, cloths.

Sample Quotations

I've been around a long time, and when I was at the top of the hill, I was very ahead of my time! Evidence of that is that my music is still current today - you know, rappers sample it all the time. So, rather than compromise my artistic integrity, I concentrated on movies.
Isaac Hayes

I drink too much. The last time I gave a urine sample it had an olive in it.
Rodney Dangerfield

I think that 'Floor Sample' is a story of resiliency, a lifelong spiritual search, and a lifelong sense of spiritual companionship that is most often expressed as creativity. My desire in writing the book was to step from behind the icon of 'Julia the teacher' and introduce 'Julia the artist.'
Julia Cameron

If you've found some way to educate yourself about engineering, stocks, or whatever it is, good employers will have some type of exam or interview and see a sample of your work.
Bill Gates

I've never been one to think it was cheating to sample this or to loop the drum part there - I've always done that. Even using four-track cassette recorders, I was always doing whatever I could to make it as good as I could.
James Mercer
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Sample Translations

sample in Afrikaans is monster
sample in Dutch is proefstuk, monster, proef, specimen
sample in German is Probe, abtasten, Muster, abfragen
sample in Italian is prova, esemplare
sample in Portuguese is amostra
sample in Spanish is muestra
sample in Swedish is provbit, smakprov
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