(South African) a mining magnate during the 19th-century gold boom in Johannesburg
[ran-duh m] /ˈræn dəm/ adjective 1. proceeding, made, or occurring without definite aim, reason, or pattern: the random selection of numbers. 2. Statistics. of or characterizing a process of selection in which each item of a set has an equal probability of being chosen. 3. Building Trades. 4. Slang. noun 5. Slang. 6. Chiefly British. […]
[ran-duh m-ak-ses] /ˈræn dəmˈæk sɛs/ adjective, Computers. 1. . noun 1. the capacity of a videodisc or compact disc player that allows the user to select and replay any portion without starting at the beginning. 2. availability, as of a service or facility, whenever needed or desired: an executive’s need for random access to legal […]
- Random-access memory
noun, Computers. 1. .
- Random coil
random coil A sequence of amino acids that has neither alpha-helical nor beta-sheet structure. Proteins consisting of alpha helixes or beta sheets are reduced to random coils upon denaturing. Compare alpha helix, beta sheet.