how to pronounce sampling


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The above transcription of sampling is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

sampling is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of sampling in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… side-by-side sampling upon second …”

meanings of sampling


  1. The measurement, at regular intervals, of the amplitude of a varying waveform in order to convert it to digital form.
  2. The analysis of a group by determining the characteristics of a significant percentage of its members chosen at random.
  3. A sample.
  4. Electronically splicing pieces of previously recorded sound as part of a composition, especially as part of hip-hop or electronic dance music.
  5. The process or technique of obtaining a representative sample.


  1. Present participle of sample.

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