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DOUBLE BLIND

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does double blind mean? 

DOUBLE BLIND (noun)
  The noun DOUBLE BLIND has 1 sense:

1. a test procedure in which the identity of those receiving the intervention is concealed from both the administrators and the subjects until after the test is completed; designed to reduce or eliminate bias in the results

  Familiarity information: DOUBLE BLIND used as a noun is very rare.


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DOUBLE BLIND (noun)


Sense 1double blind [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A test procedure in which the identity of those receiving the intervention is concealed from both the administrators and the subjects until after the test is completed; designed to reduce or eliminate bias in the results

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Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("double blind" is a kind of...):

run; test; trial (the act of testing something)


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