动词过去式:biased/biassed 过去分词:biased/biassed 现在分词:biasing/biassing 第三人称单数:biases/biasses
1 opinion or feeling that strongly favours one side in an argument or one item in a group or series; predisposition; prejudice 偏见; 成见; 偏心
*The university has a bias towards/in favour of/against the sciences. 该大学偏重[侧重/歧视]理科.
* The committee is of a/has a conservative bias. 委员会有一种保守的偏见.
* He is without bias, ie is impartial. 他没有成见.
2 slanting direction across threads of woven material （织物的）斜纹
*The skirt is cut on the bias, ie cut with the threads running diagonally across the weave. 这条裙子是斜裁的（斜开料剪裁）.
3 (a) (in bowls) tendency of the ball to swerve because of the way it is weighted （滚木球的）偏斜.
(b) weighting that causes this （滚木球的）偏重心.
v (-s-, -ss-) [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sb (towards/in favour of/against sb/sth) give a bias to sb; prejudice sb; influence sb, esp unfairly 对某人有偏见、成见、影响（尤指不公正者）
*a bias(s)ed account/jury, ie one which is not impartial 有偏见的叙述[陪审团]
* The newspaper/He is clearly bias(s)ed (in the government's favour). 报纸[他]很明显是偏向（政府）的.
1. Some people have a bias against foreigners. 有些人对外国人有偏见。