Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Uncertainty"

The meaning of "Uncertainty" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does uncertainty mean?
A: When something isn’t clear, or unsure. It could happen or it might not.
Q: What does If there is any uncertainty during the task,the judge makes the final decision. They will bias their decision to the worst outcome available for the context of the situation. mean?
A: I assume the word "bias" is the word in question.

It's something like this: After the robot performed the task, the judge will give you a score. If it there are several possible outcomes that a mission can have, and you would get a higher score for one outcome, but a lower score for another outcome, then the judges will tend to give you the lower score.

"Bias" (as a noun) is when you have an opinion about something, and this influences how you behave. E.g. someone might have a bias that men are better at engineering, and when hiring someone for an engineering position, he will prefer choosing men. To understand this word more, I suggest having a look at both its "noun" and "verb" forms with the examples:

Translations of "Uncertainty"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? uncertainties
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? additional uncertainties associated with surgery
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Other questions about "Uncertainty"

Q: “People were in no uncertainty about it.”
Does it mean that people were sure?
A: Exactly! It's like saying "without a shadow of a doubt." It means, "Definitely! 100%! I'm positive/sure!"
Q: How much do you estimate uncertainty of this calculation? does this sound natural?
A: It is a little confusing. There are lots of ways to say this, I'd go with something like: How certain are you of your calculation?
Q: There is often uncertainty about what really happened with regard to well-known historical events.

Is it possible to replace "with regard to" with "relating to"?
Q: Once there's uncertainty occurring in policy, the competition of X industry is facing could be fiercer than ever.

Please correct this poorly worded sentence.

does this sound natural?
A: Just a small amount of rewording

The competition X industry are facing could be fiercer than ever

Apart from that it's good :)
Q: "This such uncertainty of mine
Put you to stay up at night"

(Ps: I'm trying to write a song, so...) does this sound natural?
A: are u trying convey the meaning that u feel so uncertain that u can't sleep at night?

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