Sample vs Exhibit - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between sample and exhibit
is that sample
is a part of anything taken or presented for inspection, or shown as evidence of the quality of the whole; a specimen; as, goods are often purchased by samples while exhibit
is an instance of.
As verbs the difference between sample and exhibit
is that sample
is to make or show something similar to; to match while exhibit
is to display or show (something) for others to see, especially at an exhibition or contest.
A part of anything taken or presented for inspection, or shown as evidence of the quality of the whole; a specimen; as, goods are often purchased by samples.
(statistics) A subset of a population selected for measurement, observation or questioning, to provide statistical information about the population.
- "I design this but for a sample of what I hope more fully to discuss." -Woodward.
(cooking) a small piece of food for tasting, typically given away for free
(business) a small piece of some goods, for determining quality, colour, etc., typically given away for free
(music) Gratuitous borrowing of easily recognised phases (or moments) from other music (or movies) in a recording, used to emphasize a particular point by implying a certain context.
(obsolete) Example; pattern.
- "...it is possible it [the Anglo-Saxon race] might stand second to the Scandinavian countries [in average height] if a fair sample of their population were obtained." Francis Galton et al. (1883). Final Report of the Anthropometric Committee, Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science,
- a sample to the youngest
- Thus he concludes, and every hardy knight / His sample followed.
To make or show something similar to; to match.
To take or to test a sample or samples of; as, to sample sugar, teas, wool, cloth.
(signal processing) To reduce a continuous signal (such as a sound wave) to a discrete signal.
To reuse a portion of (an existing sound recording) in a new song.
To display or show (something) for others to see, especially at an exhibition or contest.
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, passage=Although the Celebrity was almost impervious to sarcasm, he was now beginning to exhibit
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on all occasions by the working classes. He said that if you wanted to do anything for them, you must rule them, not pamper them.}}
(legal) To submit (a physical object) to a court as evidence.
To put on a public display.
(medicine) To administer as a remedy.
* display, show, show off
* (demonstrate) demonstrate, show
* (present for inspection)
An instance of .
That which is .
A public showing; an exhibition.
(legal) An article formally introduced as evidence in a court.
- The museum's new exhibit is drawing quite a crowd.
- Exhibit A is this photograph of the corpse.
* (instance of exhibiting) showing
* (public showing) exhibition, exposition, show