偏差; 偏移; 偏壓
偏移 偏差 偏壓
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.
1. Inclined to one side; swelled on one side. [Obs.]
2. Cut slanting or diagonally, as cloth.
Bi·as, adv. In a slanting manner; crosswise; obliquely; diagonally; as, to cut cloth bias.
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.
adj : slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric; "a 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]