a particular tendency, trend, inclination, feeling, or opinion, especially one that is preconceived or unreasoned: illegal bias against older job applicants; the magazine’s bias toward art rather than photography; our strong bias in favor of the idea. unreasonably hostile feelings or opinions about a social group; prejudice: accusations of racial bias. an oblique or diagonal […]
- Hate crime
a crime, usually violent, motivated by prejudice or intolerance toward an individual’s national origin, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability. Contemporary Examples Pressuring Journalists Won’t Protect Transgender People James Kirchick January 21, 2014 Wisconsin Sikh Massacre Reveals Need for Domestic Antiterrorism Unit Errol Louis August 7, 2012 Sanford Protesters Demand Arrest […]
- Bias binding
noun a strip of material cut on the bias for extra stretch and often doubled, used for binding hems, interfacings, etc, or for decoration
- Bias-ply tire
a vehicle tire in which the main plies or cords run across the bead.