Found 3 items, similar to random.
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adj 1: lacking any definite plan or order or purpose; governed by
or depending on chance; “a random choice”
; “bombs fell
; “random movements”
2: taken haphazardly; “a random choice”
English → English
(r[a^]n"d[u^]m), 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
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.
1. 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.
2. (Statistics) of, pertaining to, or resulting from a
process of selection from a starting set of items, in
which the probability of selecting any one object in the
starting set is equal to the probability of selecting any
3. (Construction) of unequal size or shape; made from
components of unequal size or shape.
in a manner so that all possible results have an
equal probability of occurrence; for processes, each
possible result is counted separately although the same
type of result may occur more than once .
(Masonry), courses of stone of unequal
, a shot not directed or aimed toward any
particular object, or a shot with the muzzle of the gun
(Masonry), stonework consisting of stones of
unequal sizes fitted together, but not in courses nor
always with flat beds.