出典:『Wiktionary』 (2015/01/16 10:29 UTC 版)
From Middle English raundon, from Old French randon, from randir (“to gallop”) (whence French randonnée (“long walk, hike”)), from Frankish *rant, *rand (“a running”), from Proto-Germanic *randijō (“a running”), from Proto-Germanic *rinnaną (“to run”), from Proto-Indo-European *ren- (“to rise; to sink”). See run.
- A roving motion; course without definite direction; lack of rule or method; chance.
- (obsolete) Speed, full speed; impetuosity, force. [14th-17thc.]
- 1485, Syr Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Bk.I, Ch.x:
- Edward Hall (1497-1547)
- (obsolete) The full range of a bullet or other projectile; hence, the angle at which a weapon is tilted to allow the greatest range. [16th-19thc.]
- 1624, John Smith, Generall Historie, in Kupperman 1988, page 144:
- (figuratively, colloquial) An undefined, unknown or unimportant person; a person of no consequence. [from 20thc.]
- (mining) The direction of a rake-vein.
- Having unpredictable outcomes and, in the ideal case, all outcomes equally probable; resulting from such selection; lacking statistical correlation.
- The flip of a fair coin is purely random.
- The newspaper conducted a random sample of five hundred American teenagers.
- The results of the field survey look random by several different measures.
- (mathematics) Of or relating to probability distribution.
- (computing) Pseudorandom; mimicking the result of random selection.
- (somewhat 口語) Representative and undistinguished; typical and average; selected for no particular reason.
- (somewhat 口語) Apropos of nothing; lacking context; unexpected; having apparent lack of plan, cause, or reason.
- (colloquial) Characterized by or often saying random things; habitually using non sequiturs.
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乱射. - 研究社 新英和中辞典
a random shot
乱射. - 研究社 新英和中辞典
a random guess
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