biasing, present participle; biased, past participle; biased, past tense; biases, 3rd person singular present;
Show prejudice for or against (someone or something) unfairly
readers said the paper was biased toward the conservatives
the tests were biased against women and minorities
Influence unfairly to invoke favoritism
her well-rehearsed sob story failed to bias the jury
Give a bias to
bias the ball
favoring one person or side over another; "a biased account of the trial"; "a decision that was partial to the defendant"
(bias) slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric; "a bias fold"
(bias) a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
(bias) influence in an unfair way; "you are biasing my choice by telling me yours"
(bias) cause to be biased
(bias) diagonal: a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric
In statistics, bias is systematic favoritism that is present in the data collection process resulting in misleading results. There are several types of statistical bias: *Selection bias, where there is an error in choosing the individuals or groups to take part in a scientific study. ...
BIAS (originally known as Berkley Integrated Audio Software) is a privately held corporation based in Petaluma, California.
(Bias (genus)) The Black-and-white Shrike-flycatcher (Bias musicus), also known as the Black-and-white Flycatcher or Vanga Flycatcher, is a species of passerine bird found in Africa. ...
(Bias (mythology)) In Greek mythology, Bias was a brother of Melampus who received one third of Argos (see Melampus for more information). Bias married his cousin Pero and had one child, Talaus, with her. ...
(Bias (textile)) The bias (US) or cross-grain (UK) direction of a piece of woven fabric, usually referred to simply as "the bias" or "the cross-grain", is at 45 degrees to its warp and weft threads. Every piece of woven fabric has two biases, perpendicular to each other. ...
(Biasing (electronics)) Biasing in electronics is the method of establishing predetermined voltages and/or currents at various points of an electronic circuit to set an appropriate operating point. ...
exhibiting bias; prejudiced; angled at a slant
(bias) In the game of crown green bowls: a weight added to one side of a bowl so that as it rolls, it will follow a curved rather than a straight path; the oblique line followed by such a bowl; the lopsided shape or structure of such a bowl; (uncountable) inclination towards something; ...
(Bias) A leaning in favor of or against something or someone; partiality or prejudice.
(Bias) Current or voltage applied to a circuit to set a reference operating level for proper circuit performance, such as the high-frequency bias current applied to an audio recording head to improve linear performance and reduce distortion.
(bias) In a clinical trial, a flaw in the study design or method of collecting or interpreting information. Biases can lead to incorrect conclusions about what the study or trial showed.
(Bias) The direction not along the grain of fabric. Practically, this means that the direction which is very stretchy. True bias is 45 degrees off from the grain of a fabric (either warf or weft). If you pull a fabric on the bias, it will distort out of shape. ...
(bias) Neuron parameter that is summed with the neuron's weighted inputs and passed through the neuron's transfer function to generate the neuron's output.
(Bias) The extent to which a measurement, sampling, or analytical method systematically underestimates or overestimates the true value of an attribute. E.g., words, sentence structure, attitudes and mannerisms may unfairly influence a respondent’s answer to a question.
(Bias) A preference or inclination used in the development or communication of an appraisal, review, or consulting assignment that precludes an appraiser's impartiality.
(Bias) Syn- systematic error: Deviation of results or inferences from the truth, or processes leading to such deviation
(Bias) The difference between the expected value of an estimator and the actual value to be estimated.
(Bias) An inclination or preference either for or against an individual or group that interferes with impartial judgment.
(Bias) Weighted offset to make the bowl curve. The bias side of the bowl is noted by the smaller button. Bias is correct when the bowl curves towards the Jack.