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Definition of the noun sampler

What does sampler mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: samplers

  1. an observation station that is set up to make sample observations of something
  2. someone who samples food or drink for its quality
  3. an assortment of various samples
  4. a piece of embroidery demonstrating skill with various stitches

Alternative definition of the noun sampler


  1. someone whose job is to take samples
  2. a device that takes samples
  3. [music] A digital device that merges together samples of recordings
  4. a piece of needlework embroidered with a variety of designs
  5. a representative selection of a larger group


Sampler a.k.a. The Sampler is a fictional character from the 2013 film Upstream Color.


  1. "Sampler" is a compilation album by the English rock band Cardiacs, released in 1995.
  2. "Sampler" is an EP by CURB Records artist Plumb. It features songs from her album Beautiful Lumps of Coal. It is available digitally on Yahoo! Music.
    • released in (12 years ago)
  3. "Sampler" is a musical album of Steven Wilson.
    • released on
  4. "Sampler" is a musical EP of Three Loco.
    • released on
  5. "Sampler" is a musical album of Kit Watkins.
    • released in (24 years ago)
  6. "Sampler" is a musical album of Nuclear Rabbit.
  7. "Sampler" is a musical EP of Aan.
    • released in
  8. "Sampler" is a musical album of Anastacia.
  9. "Sampler" is a musical album of Regina Musical Collection.
  10. "Sampler" is a musical EP of Shrug & Shrug.
  11. "Sampler" is a musical single of Anorak Girl.
  12. "Sampler" is a musical EP of Temposhark.
  13. "Sampler" is a musical album of The End of May.
  14. "Sampler" is a musical album of Sworn Enemy.
  15. "Sampler" is a musical album of Enya.
  16. "Sampler" is a musical album of Faithless.
  17. "Sampler" is a musical album of [classical music].


"Sampler" is a book by Emily Dickinson.


  1. Sampler: A sampler is an electronic musical instrument similar in some respects to a synthesizer but, instead of generating sounds, it uses recordings of sounds that are loaded or recorded into it by the user and then played back by means of the sampler program itself, a keyboard, sequencer or other triggering device to perform or compose music. Because these samples are now usually stored in digital memory the information can be quickly accessed. A single sample may often be pitch-shifted to produce musical scales and chords.
    • also known as Sample playback synthesizer, Samples
  2. Sampler a.k.a. Sampler album: A Sampler album is an album of selected tracks from other albums released by a record company, at a reduced price, to stimulate sales in the individual albums.

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Google previewCode of Federal Regulations (2007)


sampler means a device, associated with a manual method for measuring PM2.5, designed to collect PM2.5 from an ambient air Sample, but lacking the ability to automatically analyze or measure the collected Sample to determine the ...

Google previewTesting of Genetically Modified Organisms in Foods (2004)

by Farid Ahmed

sampler is the most common sampling device for sampling from a grain stream (Figure 2.3). The DT takes a classic systematic...

The pelican sampler is a leather bag on the end of a pole (Figure 2.4). A person passes the ...

Google previewHuman Exposure to Pollutants via Dermal Absorption and Inhalation (2010)

by Mihalis Lazaridis, Ian Colbeck

Generally, a tube sampler is a dosimeter with long diffusion length and small sorption area, while a badge sampler is a dosimeter with short diffusion distance and large sorption area. In tube-type devices, the tubular part defines the diffusion ...

Google previewGeostatistical Reservoir Modeling (2014)

by Michael J. Pyrcz, Clayton V. Deutsch

Gibbs Sampler The Gibbs sampler is a statistical algorithm that was first proposed by Geman and Geman (1984); it is a...

The basic idea of a Gibbs sampler is that of resampling individual variables conditional to others in the same sample ...

Google previewA Sarah Dessen e-book Sampler (2011)

by Sarah Dessen

The Sarah Dessen Free eBook Sampler is the ultimate introduction to the highly acclaimed author of ten beloved young adult novels.

Google previewSimply Samplers (2014)

Easy Techniques for Hand Embroidery by Cheryl Fall

A sampler is a project made from a "sampling" of different stitches or different motifs.

Google previewAdvances in Site Investigation Practice (1996)

Proceedings of the International Conference Held in London on 30-31 March 1995 by C. Craig, Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain)

THE EQUIPMENT AND THE SAMPLING PROCESS The dynamic 'window' sampler is a light weight sampling unit which uses specially constructed sampling tubes driven into the ground by a hydraulically powered or petrol driven high ...

Google previewFood Lovers' Guide to® Long Island (2014)

The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings by Peter Gianotti

The raw bar sampler is a good way to Town of Southampton 255.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food Microbiology (2014)

by Carl A. Batt

Sampler. The air to be examined is directed via a narrow slit to the surface of a solid growth medium (agar) in an open Petri dish (Figure 1). To get an even distribution of microorganisms over the surface of the agar, the dish is rotated.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chromatography (2005)

by Jack Cazes

Automatic applicator AS 30 TLC A specially modified sampler, by Desaga, converts the AS 30 TLC applicator into a fully automatic applicator system which operates according to the spray-on technique.1 101 A stream of gas carries the sample ...

Google previewDictionary Of Civil Engineering (1992)

by John S. Scott

sampler (1) mechanical s., sample splitter [min.] A device for reducing the volume of a crushed sample to a representative sample which can be handled in the laboratory, e.g. a riffle samr pler.

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Quotes about Sampler

Orchestras are not used to playing the kind of stuff jazz musicians like to play. It requires a lot of rehearsal and recording time, so it's much easier to do on a synth or sampler. So, we came up with that idea. (Eberhard Weber)
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Scrabble value of S1A1M3P3L1E1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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