Meaning of STOCHASTIC in English

STOCHASTIC

[sto.chas.tic] adj [Gk stochastikos skillful in aiming, fr. stochazesthai to aim at, guess at, fr. stochos target, aim, guess--more at sting] (1923) 1: random; specif: involving a random variable "a ~ process"

2: involving chance or probability: probabilistic "a ~ model of radiation-induced mutation" -- sto.chas.ti.cal.ly adv

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