Translation of "sample" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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samplenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsɑːm.pəl/ us /ˈsæm.pəl/

sample noun [ C ] (SMALL AMOUNT)

B2 a small amount of something that shows you what the rest is or should be like

a free sample of shampoo 免费的洗发水小样
samples of carpet/curtain material 地毯/帘子材料的样品
Please bring some samples of your work to the interview. 请带一些你的作品样本去面试。

C2 a small amount of a substance that a doctor or scientist collects in order to examine it

a blood/urine sample 血/尿样

B2 a group of people or things that is chosen out of a larger number and is asked questions or tested in order to get information about the larger group

a random sample of voters 选民随机样本
a nationally representative sample of 200 schools 具有全国代表性的200个学校样本

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sample noun [ C ] (MUSIC)

a small part of a song that has been recorded and used to make a new piece of music


sampleverb [ T ]

uk /ˈsɑːm.pəl/ us /ˈsæm.pəl/

sample verb [ T ] (SMALL AMOUNT)

to taste a small amount of food or drink to decide if you like it

As the food looked so good, he decided to sample a little from each dish. 这些食物看起来很诱人,于是他决定每样菜都尝一点儿。

C2 to experience a place or an activity, often for the first time

So you're going to sample the delights/pleasures of the new restaurant? 那么你要去体验一下在那家新餐馆就餐的乐趣了?

sample verb [ T ] (MUSIC)

specialized music to record part of a song and use the recording to make a new piece of music

This song has been heavily sampled. 这首歌的片段频繁地出现在新曲中。

(Translation of “sample” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)