Meaning of STOCHASTIC in English

adj. 1 determined by a random distribution of probabilities. 2 (of a process) characterized by a sequence of random variables. 3 governed by the laws of probability. stochastically adv.

[ Gk stokhastikos f. stokhazomai aim at, guess f. stokhos aim ]

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