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.

sampling frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word sampling occurs in english on average 6.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sampling can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that sampling can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) leisure and entertainment;

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