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Definition of the noun sampler

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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 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 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 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 previewStandard Handbook of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering (2015)

by William Lyons, Gary J Plisga, BS, Michael Lorenz

The spoon sampler is a specified size (usually a 2-in. OD). The number of blows per foot to the spoon...

spoon sampler is the standard method of driving the sampler into the borehole bottom. Table 2.5.5 shows a system of correlation of ...

Google previewCan You Hear Me Now? (2009)

The Inspiration, Wisdom, and Insight of Michael Eric Dyson by Michael Eric Dyson

A digital sampler is a synthesizer that stores in its computerized memory a variety of sounds (a James Brown scream, a TV theme song, a guitar riff, a bass line) that are reproduced when activated by the producer. The DJ and the producer ...

Google previewBayesian Density Regression and Predictor-dependent Clustering (2008)

One disadvantage of using the P ́olya urn Gibbs sampler is that one cannot directly sample from the posterior ofthe ...

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 previewSensor Network Data Faults and Their Detection Using Bayesian Methods (2008)

An additional issue with the Gibbs sampler is the fact 85 Model simulation.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics (2006)

by Neil J. Salkind

= Another useful modification to the generic Metropolis-Hastings sampler is the Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods——— 571.

Google previewConstraint Programming and Decision Making (2014)

by Martine Ceberio, Vladik Kreinovich

A sampler is a randomized algorithm that transforms independent and identically distributed (IID) samples from M, the uniformly distributed random variable on the unit interval, to those from the desired random object, say the random vector T ...

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 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 previewIllustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition (2016)

by Herman Koren

cascade impactor air inlet sampler airborne bioaerosols air inlet air sampler pump glass midget impinger 4 3 2 ...

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.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Financial Models, 3 Volume Set (2012)

by Frank J. Fabozzi

Implementationofthe Gibbs sampler requires that parameters' conditional posterior distributions be known. Sometimes, however, the conditional posterior distributions have no closed forms. In these cases, a special form of the Gibbs sampler, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dairy Sciences (2011)

Some samples, for example, from farm tanks, must be taken only by a certified sampler because such samples will be used as the basis of payment for the raw milk. Other samples, for example, cream for butter manufacture, often involve only ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Native Music (2005)

More Than a Century of Recordings from Wax Cylinder to the Internet by Brian Wright-McLeod

2, SOAR Sampler Series ...

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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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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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