one of the Lesser Sunda Islands, in Indonesia, S of Flores. 4306 sq. mi. (11,153 sq. km).
the former name for Sumba
an island in Indonesia, in the Lesser Sunda Islands, separated from Flores by the Sumba Strait: formerly important for sandalwood exports. Pop: 355 073 (1990). Area: 11 153 sq km (4306 sq miles) Former spelling Soemba Former name Sandalwood Island
noun 1. a person who samples. 2. a piece of cloth embroidered with various stitches, serving to show a beginner’s skill in needlework. 3. a collection of samples, selections, etc.: a sampler of French poetry. 4. an electronic device that digitally encodes and stores samples of sound. noun 1. a person who takes samples 2. […]
noun, Mathematics. 1. a possible result of an experiment, represented as a point. sample point noun 1. (statistics) a single possible observed value of a variable; a member of the sample space of an experiment
noun 1. a small part of anything or one of a number, intended to show the quality, style, or nature of the whole; specimen. 2. Statistics. a subset of a population: to study a sample of the total population. 3. a sound of short duration, as a musical tone or a drumbeat, digitally stored in […]
noun 1. a European succulent plant, Crithmum maritimum, of the parsley family, having compound leaves and small, whitish flowers, growing in clefts of rock near the sea. 2. glasswort. noun 1. Also called rock samphire. an umbelliferous plant, Crithmum maritimum, of Eurasian coasts, having fleshy divided leaves and clusters of small greenish-white flowers 2. golden […]