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noun. the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible.
Rhymes with Random Sample
noun. ['ˈsæmpəl'] a small part of something intended as representative of the whole.
noun. ['ˈsæmpəl'] items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population.
adjective. ['ˈrændəm'] lacking any definite plan or order or purpose; governed by or depending on chance.
- raundon (Middle English (1100-1500))
- randon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
noun. ['ˈsæmpəl'] all or part of a natural object that is collected and preserved as an example of its class.
Sentences with random-sample
1. Noun Phrase
For example, a random sample of a population of young offenders is generated by selecting names from a list to interview.
2. Noun Phrase
Random sampling is a method by which random samples are collected from a population in order to estimate information about the population without being biased.
3. Noun Phrase
First of all, it may be hard to find a random sample of people willing to try a new drug.
4. Noun Phrase
Although some methods have been developed for some purposive samples, they are more complex and not as well developed as those for random samples.