bias Noun In the game of crown green bowls: a weight added to one side of a bowl so that as it rolls, it will follow a curved rather than a straight path; the oblique line followed by such a bowl; the lopsided shape or structure of such a bowl.
bias Noun inclination towards something; predisposition, partiality, prejudice, preference, predilection
bias Noun (textile) the diagonal line between warp and weft in a woven fabric
bias Noun a voltage or current applied for example to a transistor electrode
bias Noun the difference between the expectation of the sample estimator and the true population value, which reduces the representativeness of the estimator by systematically distorting it