Definition of nonrandom in US English:



  • Determined by or resulting from factors other than chance.

    ‘a nonrandom distribution pattern’
    • ‘We opted instead for a non-random sample from different contexts in order to capture a more diverse pool of respondents.’
    • ‘Migration is non-random and is associated with deprivation.’
    • ‘One of the strongest non-random patterns is that rich and powerful people are healthier than poor and powerless people.’
    • ‘Such a modelling approach is not without its critics, particularly on the grounds of insufficient data, uncertainty and the non-random distribution of weeds.’
    • ‘Obviously the random component precedes the non-random one in the causal chain.’