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Definition of Random

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Random 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 guess. 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 much elevated. Random work (Masonry), stonework consisting of stones of unequal sizes fitted together, but not in courses nor always with flat beds.
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Random 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. Scott. 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

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- Random-access memory (RAM /ræm/) is a form of computer data storage that stores data and machine code currently being used. A random-access memory device...
- cryptographically secure pseudo-random number generator (CSPRNG) or cryptographic pseudo-random number generator (CPRNG) is a pseudo-random number generator (PRNG)...
- a stochastic or random process is a mathematical object usually defined as a collection of random variables. Historically, the random variables were ****ociated...
- hardware random-number generator (RNG). Various applications of randomness have led to the development of several different methods for generating random data...
- statistics, a random variable, random quantity, aleatory variable, or stochastic variable is a variable whose possible values are outcomes of a random phenomenon...
- process is a process that appears to be random but is not. Pseudorandom sequences typically exhibit statistical randomness while being generated by an entirely...
- Random glucose test (a.k.a.random blood glucose) is a blood sugar test taken from a non-fasting subject. This test, also called capillary blood glucose...
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