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random number

[ ran-duhm nuhm-ber ]
/ ˈræn dəm ˈnʌm bər /
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noun Statistics.

a number chosen by a random sampling, as from a table (random number table ) or produced by a random number generator.

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Origin of random number

First recorded in 1925–30
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