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Definition of Random
RandomRandom Ran"dom, a.
Going at random or by chance; done or made at hazard, or
without settled direction, aim, or purpose; hazarded without
previous calculation; left to chance; haphazard; as, a random
Some random truths he can impart. --Wordsworth.
So sharp a spur to the lazy, and so strong a bridle to
the random. --H. Spencer.
Random courses (Masonry), courses of unequal thickness.
Random shot, a shot not directed or aimed toward any
particular object, or a shot with the muzzle of the gun
Random work (Masonry), stonework consisting of stones of
unequal sizes fitted together, but not in courses nor
always with flat beds. RandomRandom Ran"dom, n. [OE. randon, OF. randon force, violence,
rapidity, a randon, de randon, violently, suddenly, rapidly,
prob. of German origin; cf. G. rand edge, border, OHG. rant
shield, edge of a shield, akin to E. rand, n. See Rand, n.]
1. Force; violence. [Obs.]
For courageously the two kings newly fought with
great random and force. --E. Hall.
2. A roving motion; course without definite direction; want
of direction, rule, or method; hazard; chance; -- commonly
used in the phrase at random, that is, without a settled
point of direction; at hazard.
Counsels, when they fly At random, sometimes hit
most happily. --Herrick.
O, many a shaft, at random sent, Finds mark the
archer little meant ! --Sir W.
3. Distance to which a missile is cast; range; reach; as, the
random of a rifle ball. --Sir K. Digby.
4. (Mining) The direction of a rake-vein. --Raymond.
Meaning of Random from wikipedia
- In the common
is the apparent
lack of pattern
in events. A random sequence
of events, symbols
or steps often
- Random forests
or random decision forests
are an ensemble learning method
for cl****ification, regression
and other tasks
is the process
of making something random
; in various contexts
this involves, for example: generating
a random permutation
of a sequence...
- Random House
is an American
and the largest
general-interest paperback publisher
in the world. It is part of Penguin Random
- chance. Random number generators
can be true hardware random
(HRNG), which generate genuinely random
numbers, or pseudo-random
(RAM /ræm/) is a form of computer memory
that can be read and changed
in any order, typically
used to store working
data and machine...
- Random glucose
test (a.k.a. random blood
glucose) is a blood sugar
from a non-fasting subject. This test, also called capillary blood
- In probability
and statistics, a random
variable, or stochastic variable
is described informally
as a variable
- a stochastic
or random process
is a mathematical object usually defined
as a family
variables. Historically, the random variables
- a simple random sample
is a subset
(a sample) chosen
from a larger
set (a po****tion). Each individual
is chosen randomly
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