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noun archetype, case in point, cross section, documentum, ensample, example, exemplar, exemplification, exemplum, guide, illustration, instance, model, original, paradigm, prototype, representation, representative, reppesentative selection, showpiece, specimen, standard of comparison, swatch, typical example
See also: case, check, cross section, example, exemplary, illustration, instance, model, paradigm, partake, pattern, poll, prototype, representative, specimen

sample (sale by, implied term)

a contract of sale is a sale by sample where there is an express or implied term to that effect in the contract. Where there is a sale by sample there is an implied condition:
  1. (1) that the bulk will correspond with the sample in quality;
  2. (2) that the buyer will have a reasonable opportunity of comparing the bulk with the sample;
  3. (3) that the goods will be free from any defect, rendering them unacceptable, which would not be apparent on reasonable examination of the sample.

If a sale is by sample as well as by description, it is not sufficient that the bulk corresponds with the sample if the goods do not also correspond with the description. It is the duty of the seller to make the sample available to the buyer for comparison.

SAMPLE, contracts. A small quantity of any commodity or merchandise, exhibited as a specimen of a larger quantity called the bulk. (q.v.)
     2. When a sale is made by sample, and it afterwards turns out that the bulk does not correspond with it, the purchaser is not, in general, bound to take the property on a compensation being made to him for the difference. 1 Campb. R. 113; vide 2 East, 314; 4, Campb. R. 22; 12 Wend. 566 9 Wend. 20; 6 Cowen, 354; 12 Wend. 413. See 5 John. R. 395.

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The first of these samples consisted of a convenience sample of 94 family caregivers recruited from a rehabilitation hospital, a tertiary care stroke outpatient clinic, and six regional home-care services between 2000 and 2001 (convenience sample 1).
A convenience sample, comprising 51 consecutive cases of children attending the Cork University Dental School and Hospital for full mouth rehabilitation under GA, was selected.
Participants for the study included a convenience sample of 32 graduate (33.
A convenience sample of subjects with OSA, some with and some without bilateral edema, were enrolled from an inner city family practice in Cleveland, Ohio, and from a suburban family practice near Cleveland, Ohio, from July 1994 to March 2005.
The present study represents a convenience sample of students from specific classes from one fairly progressive and well funded school in South Texas.
assess whether daily chocolate intake affects sexual function in a convenience sample of Northern Italian women" (p.
For the first training group, participants were selected from a convenience sample of practicing school counselors by the posting of an invitation to participate on the district's school counselor listserv.