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 line of direction, especially across a woven fabric.
Statistics. a systematic as opposed to a random distortion of a statistic as a result of sampling procedure.
cut, set, folded, etc., diagonally:This material requires a bias cut.
in a diagonal manner; obliquely; slantingly:to cut material bias.