guessing


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Synonyms for guessing

an estimate based on little or no information

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To capture the batter's advantage from correctly guessing the type of pitch thrown to him, I begin by considering a simple, simultaneous move game.
I'VE WON A PACKET: Helen Yendall, from Warwick, meets Gary Linekar after guessing the correct flavour of crisp
Next thing you know, we'll have a prime-time quiz that allows contestants to win pounds 1million simply by guessing red or black.
At the start the game your chance of guessing correctly is 50-50 as there is an equal number of black and red cards in the deck.
Each housemate was called to the diary room and allowed to ask their celebrity up to ten questions before guessing who they were.
But the guessing starts coming into play when determining China's future role.
Computer scientists have discovered connections between the problem of guessing secrets and various topics in computer science, such as separating systems into smaller units, diagnosing technical problems, protecting data from unauthorized reproduction, and authenticating ownership claims.
I think many readers would prefer to turn the page quickly, rather than participate in this guessing game.
The present study re-analyzed ERP data from 20 self-reported gamblers performing a computerized, forced-choice guessing task (McDonough et al.
Using response times, an attempt was made to remove responses that appeared to be the result of rapid guessing behavior.
Do several lively charades demonstrations with all the players, teaching basic charades communications and setting the tone for spontaneous guessing.
Correction for guessing has been a persistent problem in the interpretation of true-false and multiple-choice test scores.
AFTER YOU HAVE FINISHED GUESSING, THE COMPUTER WILL TURN THE CONSOLE BACK ON.
But Brown still left his audience guessing after stressing that he did not, and would never, fix the lottery machine before giving precise details of how - using weighted balls - he could have achieved that.