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random and not inherent adventitious
accidental or random aleatory , contingent , haphazard
sum of the values of a random variable divided by the number of values arithmetic mean , expectation , expected value , first moment
mating of individuals having more traits in common than likely in random mating assortative mating
game in which numbered balls are drawn at random and players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards beano , bingo , keno , lotto
(statistics) law stating that a large number of items taken at random from a population will (on the average) have the population statistics Bernoulli's law , law of large numbers
fortune-telling by random Bible verse bibliomancy
random motion of small particles suspended in a gas or liquid Brownian motion , Brownian movement , pedesis
reading superficially or at random browse , browsing
inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people canvass , opinion poll , poll , public opinion poll
random and whim, according to capricious , fickle , impulsive
random event chance
variable quantity that is random chance variable , random variable , stochastic variable , variant , variate
statistics, simultaneous change in value of two random variables in correlation
aimless and random desultory
casual and random desultory
small cubes with 1 to 6 spots on the faces; used to generate random numbers dice , die
(physics) the process of diffusing; the intermingling of molecules in gases and liquids as a result of random thermal agitation diffusion
mating of individuals having traits more dissimilar than likely in random mating disassortative mating
random or left to one's own judgment discretionary
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