Definitions and translations for "bias"

Definition of bias

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Noun
1. Inclination towards something; predisposition, partiality, prejudice, preference, predilection
2. The diagonal line between warp and weft in a woven fabric
3. A wedge-shaped piece of cloth taken out of a garment (such as the waist of a dress) to diminish its circumference.
4. A voltage or current applied for example to a transistor electrode
5. The difference between the expectation of the sample estimator and the true population value, which reduces the representativeness of the estimator by systematically distorting it
6. 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.
Verb
7. To place bias upon; to influence.
Our prejudices bias our views.
Adjective
8. Inclined to one side; swelled on one side.
9. Cut slanting or diagonally, as cloth.
Adverb
10. In a slanting manner; crosswise; obliquely; diagonally.
To cut cloth bias
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English - English - bias

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n. prejudice; tendency, leaning
v. prejudice, influence opinions

English - Spanish - bias

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s. prejuicio, bies, discriminación, parcialidad, predisposición; inclinación, predilección, sesgo
v. predisponer, influenciar, llenar de prejuicios, polarizar; alterar, desestabilizar

English - French - bias

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n. tendence, polarisation, parti pris, préjugé; biais; déviation; décentrement
v. altérer; rendre qqn partial; prédisposer; prévenir; influencer; polariser

English - German - bias

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n. Neigung; Voreingenommenheit
v. beeinflussen

English - Indonesian - bias

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n. prasangka, purbasangka, praanggapan
v. sebelah: membuat berat sebelah
adv. miring

English - Italian - bias

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s. pregiudizio; tendenza, inclinazione
v. influenzare

English - Polish - bias

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n. ukos, uprzedzenie, inklinacja, skośność, stronniczość, fałsz {sport.}
v. ukośnie: ściąć ukośnie

English - Portuguese - bias

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s. preconceito; inclinação, propensão
v. induzir, influenciar

English - Romanian - bias

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n. înclinare, linie oblică, prejudecată, tendenţiozitate, părtinire, interferenţă {fiz.}
v. croi în diagonală, înclina, influenţa
adv. diagonală: în diagonală, oblic

English - Russian - bias

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с. уклон, наклон; пристрастие; склон, покатость; предубеждение, предвзятость, необъективность, тенденциозность; смещение; косая линия в ткани
г. склонять, настраивать, оказывать влияние, оказывать плохое влияние

English - Turkish - bias

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s. verev, çapraz, meyilli
i. meyil, eğilim; verev, önyargı, sapma, yanılma, peşin hüküm, kıvrımlı yol (bowling)
zf. verev olarak, çapraz olarak, meyilli olarak

English - Ukrainian - bias

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n. похилість, ухил, пристрасть, прихильність, зміщення
v. схиляти, настроювати, нахилити, нахиляти

Indonesian - English - bias

n. ray, refraction

English - Dutch - bias

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zn. vroegere kennis; draai
ww. verdraaien van kennis

English - Greek - bias

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επίρ. λοξώς
ουσ. προκατάληψη, κλίση, προτίμηση, δυναμικό πολώσεως
ρήμ. προκαταλαμβάνω, προδιαθέτω, δημιουργώ προκατάληψη

English - Arabic - bias

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‏نزعة، إنحياز، خط درز، على نحو منحرف، محاباة‏
‏أثر، وجه في إتجاه معين‏
‏مائل‏

English - Chinese - bias

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(名) 偏见, 成见; 倾向, 趋势; 偏心; 偏爱
(动) 使存偏见

English - Chinese - bias

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(名) 偏見, 成見; 傾向, 趨勢; 偏心; 偏愛
(動) 使存偏見

English - Hindi - bias

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n. पक्षपात, ढाल, ढलान
v. पक्षपातपूर्ण बनाना, झुकाना

English - Japanese - bias

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(動) 偏らせる; 偏見を抱かせる
(名) 心理的傾向; 先入観; 斜線

English - Korean - bias

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명. 성향; 편견
동. 편견을 갖다

English - Vietnamese - bias

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n. đường nghiên, dự kiến, thành kiến, khuynh hướng
v. có khuynh hướng, chịu ảnh hưởng
adv. tư kiến

German - Chinese - bias

Pronunciation
[das]误差。偏差。偏见。
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Synonyms for bias
1. influence: bend, sway, dispose, incline, colour, predispose, prejudice
2. inclination: disposition, bent, tendency, proclivity, leaning, prejudice, partiality
Verb forms for bias
Present participle: biasing
Present: bias (3.person: biases)
Past: biased
Future: will bias
Present conditional: would bias
Present Perfect: have biased (3.person: has biased)
Past Perfect: had biased
Future Perfect: will have biased
Past conditional: would have biased