Definition of oversampling in English:



mass nounElectronics
  • The technique of increasing the apparent sampling frequency of a digital signal by repeating each digit a number of times, in order to facilitate the subsequent filtering of unwanted noise.

    • ‘Built to withstand salt, spray, sun and humidity and has a CD player with an anti-shock mechanism and eight times oversampling so you don't have to worry about your music skipping in rough water.’
    • ‘Besides a high degree of oversampling, the available noise power is also spectrally shaped.’
    • ‘Smaller pixels yield higher resolution for a given chip size, a property that can potentially result in oversampling the image.’
    • ‘On-the-fly removal of data inconsistency with k-space oversampling and demodulation in MRI acquisitions’