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verb as in taste, try

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VERITAS might find the site of strange geochemistry, but without actually sampling the phosphine directly in the clouds, there wouldn’t be enough evidence to connect the two mysteries.

Ty Cobb, the HRC Foundation’s senior director of Strategic Initiative and Research, who worked on the report, said the report’s data was obtained from a sample of 12,000 people who participated in a nationwide survey.

Those two groups made up just 18 percent of the Dunedin sample.

The margin of error among the sample of registered voters is plus or minus four percentage points.

We’ll double our sample size next week and have even more to discuss.

The astronomers found that of the 93 quasars in the sample, 19 exhibited a measurable amount of polarization.

In West Africa at the present, an Ebola test can take four days or more and that is if the sample is not lost.

Sample reportedly told her “to drop the matter” and not discuss it with anybody else.

Virginia is one of the 29 states that requires arrestees to submit a DNA sample to be entered into CODIS.

Ever since Eve urged Adam to sample the forbidden fruit, men have been doing crazy things in the name of love.

The fact was noted in my report and now his conduct out here has been fully up to sample.

The sample examined should be the middle milk, or the entire quantity from one breast.

The differences are here very remarkable, especially in the quantity of ammonia, which is exceedingly large in the first sample.

Some of the seed was sent to the collector of Kaira, who forwarded a sample of the tobacco grown from it.

The principle on which the value of any commercial sample is estimated is very simple.


On this page you'll find 97 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sample, such as: case, fragment, pattern, piece, sampling, and specimen.

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