Pronunciation: (sam'plur, säm'-), [key]
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.
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