the fragrant heartwood of any of certain Asian trees of the genus Santalum, used for ornamental carving and burned as incense.
any of these trees, especially S. album (white sandalwood) an evergreen of India, having ovate leaves and yellowish flowers that turn red.
any of various related or similar trees or their woods, especially an East Indian tree, Pterocarpus santalinus (red sandalwood) of the legume family, or its heavy dark-red wood that yields a dye.
any of several evergreen hemiparasitic trees of the genus Santalum, esp S. album (white sandalwood), of S Asia and Australia, having hard light-coloured heartwood: family Santalaceae
the wood of any of these trees, which is used for carving, is burned as incense, and yields an aromatic oil used in perfumery
any of various similar trees or their wood, esp Pterocarpus santalinus (red sandalwood), a leguminous tree of SE Asia having dark red wood used as a dye
noun 1. Sumba. noun 1. one of the Lesser Sunda Islands, in Indonesia, S of Flores. 4306 sq. mi. (11,153 sq. km). Sandalwood Island noun 1. the former name for Sumba noun 1. an island in Indonesia, in the Lesser Sunda Islands, separated from Flores by the Sumba Strait: formerly important for sandalwood exports. Pop: […]
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 […]