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

 Bi·as /ˈbiˌɑs/
 偏見,斜線(a.)(ad.)斜(的)(vt.)使有偏見

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 bias
 偏差; 偏移; 偏壓

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 bias
 無偏壓 NB

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 bias
 歸偏

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 bias
 偏移測試

From: Network Terminology

 bias
 偏移 偏差 偏壓

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bi·as n.; pl. Biases
 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.
    Being ignorant that there is a concealed bias within the spheroid, which will . . . swerve away.   --Sir W. Scott.
 2. A leaning of the mind; propensity or prepossession toward an object or view, not leaving the mind indifferent; bent; inclination.
    Strong love is a bias upon the thoughts.   --South.
    Morality influences men's lives, and gives a bias to all their actions.   --Locke.
 3. A wedge-shaped piece of cloth taken out of a garment (as the waist of a dress) to diminish its circumference.
 4. A slant; a diagonal; as, to cut cloth on the bias.
 Syn: -- Prepossession; prejudice; partiality; inclination. See Bent.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bi·as, a.
 1. Inclined to one side; swelled on one side. [Obs.]
 2. Cut slanting or diagonally, as cloth.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bi·as, adv. In a slanting manner; crosswise; obliquely; diagonally; as, to cut cloth bias.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bi·as, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Biased p. pr. & vb. n. Biasing.] To incline to one side; to give a particular direction to; to influence; to prejudice; to prepossess.
    Me it had not biased in the one direction, nor should it have biased any just critic in the counter direction.   --De Quincey.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 bias
      adj : slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric; "a bias
            fold"
      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]