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at random

胡亂地,任意地,隨便地

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.

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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]