Noun(1) a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation(2) a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
Verb(1) influence in an unfair way(2) cause to be biased
Adjective(1) slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric
(1) The Government's race watchdog is investigating apparent racial bias against its own ethnic minority staff.(2) At any rate, the shape of these stones is such that when delivered with a normal bowling action, they take bias ; that is, they take a curved path, particularly when the initial speed begins to slow down.(3) Furthermore, the statistical bias varies with the filling factor.(4) Very easy to hold and with a predictable line it is a match for any modern bias bowl.(5) The subject coverage is comprehensive, but with a strong bias towards the arts.(6) The bowls are not quite round. They are shaved on one side which gives them the bias .(7) Bowling indoors is a completely different experience from outdoors and requires different characteristics in the bowls used, the artificial surface being very much faster and more prone to bias .(8) At higher T, it takes less time for thermal fluctuations to induce rupture under an applied bias force.(9) there was evidence of bias against foreign applicants(10) This role is predominantly office based working within a team and has an strong bias towards industrial computing.(11) a systematic bias in favor of the powerful(12) There is a strong cultural bias against non-fiction.(13) The experimental data suggest the opposite: increasing the applied voltage bias usually increases the duration of the current blockades.(14) However, his own bias in favour of doctrinal studies hindered acceptance of his theories, and he died at too young an age to have had much impact.(15) The same year that the shaping machine was invented - 1871 - the Company introduced the world's first testing table for bias of bowls.(16) He did this with good policies, hard work and persistence and in spite of media bias in favour of his opponent.
(1) bias voltage :: voorspanning
(2) brake bias :: rem vooroordeel
(3) gender bias :: geslagsvooroordeel
(4) confirmation bias :: bevestiging vooroordeel
(5) reverse bias :: teenvoorspanning
(6) media bias :: media vooroordeel
(7) publication bias :: publikasie vooroordeel
(8) without bias :: sonder vooroordeel
(9) bias tape :: vooroordeel band
(10) racial bias :: rassevooroordeel
1. prejudice ::
2. diagonal ::
3. preconception ::
4. prejudice ::
5. predetermine ::
bias, biased, biases, biasing
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l'll admit to a certain degree of BIAS.
Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 8
How did you correct
for the selection BIAS?
The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 4
...correcting for observation BIAS
and postulate an initial dating age of 15...
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 1
Got it. All right, I'm thinking one way
to counter BIAS in the peer-review process...
The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 18
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