1. bias, prejudice, preconception, partiality, partisanship

usage: a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation

2. diagonal, bias, straight line

usage: a line or cut across a fabric that is not at right angles to a side of the fabric


1. bias, prejudice, prepossess

usage: influence in an unfair way; "you are biasing my choice by telling me yours"

2. bias, predetermine, prejudice, prepossess

usage: cause to be biased


1. bias, oblique (vs. parallel) (vs. perpendicular)

usage: slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric; "a bias fold"

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