[ran-duh m-ak-ses] /ˈræn dəmˈæk sɛs/
the capacity of a videodisc or compact disc player that allows the user to select and replay any portion without starting at the beginning.
availability, as of a service or facility, whenever needed or desired:
an executive’s need for random access to legal experts.
another name for direct access
See direct access
- 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.
noun, Statistics. 1. an error that has a random distribution and can be attributed to chance. noun a measurement mistake caused by the factors that vary from one measurement to another; a statistical error due to chance
[ran-duh-mahyz] /ˈræn dəˌmaɪz/ verb (used with object), randomized, randomizing. 1. to order or select in a manner, as in a sample or experiment, especially in order to reduce bias and interference caused by irrelevant variables; make . /ˈrændəˌmaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to set up (a selection process, sample, etc) in a deliberately random way in […]