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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 at random

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ran·dom, a.
 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.
 at random 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 .
 Random courses Masonry, courses of stone 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 at random
      adv : in a random manner; "the houses were randomly scattered";
            "bullets were fired into the crowd at random" [syn: randomly,
             indiscriminately, haphazardly, willy-nilly, arbitrarily,
             every which way]