Definition of sample :
1. A part of anything presented for inspection, or shown as evidence of the quality of the whole; a specimen; as, goods are often purchased by samples.
2. Example; pattern.
3. To make or show something similar to; to match.
4. To take or to test a sample or samples of; as, to sample sugar, teas, wools, cloths.
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model (part of speech: adjective)
taste (part of speech: verb)