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Sample

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  An observation of the raw data output by a noise source. Common examples of output values obtained by sampling are single bits, single bytes, etc. (The term “sample” is often extended to denote a sequence of such observations; this Recommendation will refrain from that practice.)
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-90B