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Synonyms for sample

Synonyms for sample

one that is representative of a group or class

a limited or anticipatory experience

Synonyms for sample

a small part of something intended as representative of the whole

items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population

all or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class

take a sample of

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Claims in the Spanish data set are randomly selected from each class to create a biased sample of 1,000 claims with a target sample fraud rate of 25 percent (versus 49.
Finally, even within this already biased sample, Alford excludes contradictory data.
In this paper, results reported in absorbed current were generally not acquired using a voltage biased sample mount, while those results reported in backscatter coefficient, ([eta]), were acquired using a voltage biased sample mount.
In order to select a sample comparable to the observed sample, and simulate the bias posited to underlie the observed data, simulated patients were selected to be "respondents" for the biased sample in such a way that the more satisfied a patient was, the more likely that patient was to be included.
ONCE again, the Looking Back picture storms to the top of most popular item chart in the Daily Post, our statistics being based on a totally biased sample derived from Trust the Post's bulging mailbag.
In this paper we will initially discuss the ways in which biased histories produce a biased sample of births.
Providing employees with feedback and recognition only once a year is a huge missed opportunity and simply unfair, given the fact it's a based on a biased sample," said Eric Mosley, CEO of Globoforce.
It does not automatically follow that the companies used in our study represented a biased sample.