- a slight bulge or greater weight on one side of the ball or bowl.
- the curved course made by such a ball when rolled.
verb (used with object), bi·ased, bi·as·ing or (especially British) bi·assed, bi·as·sing.
Words nearby bias
Idioms for bias
- in the diagonal direction of the cloth.
- out of line; slanting.
Origin of bias
SYNONYMS FOR bias
ANTONYMS FOR bias
OTHER WORDS FROM biassub·bi·as, nounsu·per·bi·as, noun
synonym study for bias
Definition for biassed (2 of 2)
OTHER WORDS FROM biasedbi·ased·ly, adverbnon·bi·ased, adjective
Examples from the Web for biassed
That I be not biassed with compassion to the poor, or favour to the rich, in point of justice.
An ecclesiastical referee might be biassed against the theatre altogether.The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet|George Bernard Shaw
We may have been biassed by feelings excited by our own distressing situation.
Your judgment is unfurnished with the same materials; your sufferings have soured your humanity and biassed your candour.Arthur Mervyn|Charles Brockden Brown
Perhaps, having played mostly on the inside, I may be inclined to be biassed.Association Football|John Cameron
British Dictionary definitions for biassed
- a bulge or weight inside one side of a bowl
- the curved course of such a bowl on the green
- an extraneous latent influence on, unrecognized conflated variable in, or selectivity in a sample which influences its distribution and so renders it unable to reflect the desired population parameters
- if T is an estimator of the parameter θ, the expected value of (T–θ)