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random British & World English

Made, done, or happening without method or conscious decision

random English Thesaurus

random spot checks

at random British & World English

Without method or conscious decision

random play British & World English

A facility on a digital music player for playing tracks in an arbitrary order.

random shot British & World English

A shot fired without aim (also figurative).

random-wise British & World English

In a random or haphazard manner.

non-random British & World English

Not random; not ordered randomly

random walk British & World English

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

random noise British & World English

Unwanted electrical signals caused by randomly occurring transient disturbances, sometimes affecting sound or video output; specifically a signal component whose instantaneous amplitudes follow a statistically random or Gaussian distribution.

random number British & World English

A number selected from a given set of numbers in such a way that all the numbers in the set have the same chance of selection.

random sample British & World English

A sample drawn from a population by a random process, each member of it having an equal chance of inclusion.

random access British & World 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 British & World English

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

random-jointed British & World English

(Especially of stonework) laid in irregular courses or lines.

random process British & World English

A process that is random or haphazard; (Statistics) a sequence of random variables; a process characterized by such a sequence.

random sampling British & World English

The process of obtaining random samples.

random variable British & World English

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

random copolymer British & World English

A copolymer in which the different kinds of monomer residue are statistically distributed in the polymer molecules.

random selection British & World English

A random sample; random sampling; (more generally) a selection taken at random.

random distribution British & World English

A distribution that is random or haphazard; (Statistics) a probability distribution, especially the Poisson distribution.

random-access memory British & World English

Memory that permits random access, especially in the form of removable integrated circuits that can be read and written to at high speed; abbreviated RAM.

random number generator British & World English

A device or process designed to produce a random (or pseudorandom) sequence of numbers or symbols.

at random in random British & World English

Without method or conscious decision

pseudorandom British & World 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 English Thesaurus

five schools were chosen at random