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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Biases (0.01386 detik)
Found 5 items, similar to Biases.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: bias prasangka
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: bias miring, prasangka
Indonesian → English (quick) Definition: bias ray, refraction
English → English (WordNet) Definition: bias bias adj : slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric; “a bias fold” [also: biassing, biassed] bias n 1: a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation [syn: prejudice, preconception] 2: a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric [syn: diagonal] v 1: influence in an unfair way; “you are biasing my choice by telling me yours” 2: cause to be biased [syn: predetermine] [also: biassing, biassed]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Biases Bias \Bi"as\ (b[imac]"as), n.; pl. Biases (-[e^]z). [F. biasis, perh. fr. LL. bifax two-faced; L. bis + facies face. See Bi-, and cf. Face.] 1. A weight on the side of the ball used in the game of bowls, or a tendency imparted to the ball, which turns it from a straight line. [1913 Webster] Being ignorant that there is a concealed bias within the spheroid, which will . . . swerve away. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. A leaning of the mind; propensity or prepossession toward an object or view, not leaving the mind indifferent; bent; inclination. [1913 Webster] Strong love is a bias upon the thoughts. --South. [1913 Webster] Morality influences men's lives, and gives a bias to all their actions. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 3. A wedge-shaped piece of cloth taken out of a garment (as the waist of a dress) to diminish its circumference. [1913 Webster] 4. A slant; a diagonal; as, to cut cloth on the bias. [1913 Webster] Syn: Prepossession; prejudice; partiality; inclination. See Bent. [1913 Webster]


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