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sampler

noun [C] uk   /ˈsɑːm.plər/ us    /ˈsæm.plɚ/

sampler noun [C] (CLOTH)

a decorative piece of cloth with letters, words, pictures, etc. sewed on it, made especially in the past and often hung on the wall like a pictureKnitting and sewing

sampler noun [C] (MUSIC)

specialized music a device that allows you to record parts of other people's songs and then use these parts to create new pieces of musicPop, rock and soulRecording sounds and images

sampler noun [C] (PRODUCT)

a product, sometimes given free, that contains some examples or features of something, so that customers can get an idea of what it is like: The Mozart Record Edition is on 45 compact disks by Philips, but Decca offers a more modest sampler of 12 compact disks.SmallExtremely small
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