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random US English

Made, done, happening, or chosen without method or conscious decision

random US Thesaurus

random spot checks

at random US English

Without method or conscious decision

random walk US English

The movements of an object or changes in a variable that follow no discernible pattern or trend

random access US English

The process of transferring information to or from memory in which every memory location can be accessed directly rather than being accessed in a fixed sequence

random error US English

An error in measurement caused by factors that vary from one measurement to another

random access New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen when attributive)

random variable US English

A quantity having a numerical value for each member of a group, especially one whose values occur according to a frequency distribution

at random in random US English

Without method or conscious decision

nonrandom US English

Determined by or resulting from factors other than chance

pseudorandom US English

(Of a number, a sequence of numbers, or any digital data) satisfying one or more statistical tests for randomness but produced by a definite mathematical procedure

at random in random US Thesaurus

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