- ask a sampling of people which candidate they favor
Examples of sampling in a Sentence
The reporter asked a sampling of people about their eating habits.
a sampling of the menu's entrées
We were given a sampling of the food.
The band does a lot of sampling.
Recent Examples of sampling from the Web
Released this week, the survey of 743 teens was conducted March 7 to April 10 and has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 5 percentage points.
Most notably, Newsom and Villaraigosa appear to be neck-and-neck in Los Angeles County, although the poll’s margin of sampling error for the region is plus or minus 8 percentage points.
Results from the full survey have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3.3 percentage points.
The margin of sampling error for all young people is plus or minus 4.3 percentage points.
The survey of 1,004 adults was done by landline and cellphone in April and has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3 percent.
Top: 1,015 adult Americans, margin of sampling error ±3.6% pts.
Jenkins’ lead over Morrisey is within the poll’s margin of sampling error.
Overall results have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.
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SAMPLING Defined for English Language Learners
: a small group of people or things taken from a larger group and used to represent the larger group
: a small amount of something that is offered to someone to try
: the act of using a small part of a recording (such as a song) as part of another recording
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