random number

noun Statistics.
a number chosen by a random sampling, as from a table (random number table) or generated by a computer.

Origin:
1925–30

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Example sentences
Benchmarks the performance of the currently provided uniform pseudo-random number generation engines.
Using a random number generator or random number table, select one of the four equal parts from each of the eight equal areas.
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