Meaning of SAMPLE in English

SAMPLE

n.

Function: transitive verb

Inflected Form: sam · pled ; sam · pling \ -p( ə -)li ŋ \

Date: 1767

1 : to take a sample of or from especially : to judge the quality of by a sample : TEST < sampled his output for defects> < sample a wine>

2 : to use a segment of (another's musical recording) as part of one's own recording

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.