Meaning of STOCHASTIC in English


I. stəˈkastik adjective

Etymology: Greek stochastikos skillful in aiming, proceeding by guesswork, from (assumed) stochastos (verbal of stochazesthai to aim at, guess at, from stochos target, aim, guess) + -ikos -ic — more at sting

: random

stochastic processes

stochastic variables

II. adjective

: involving chance or probability : probabilistic

a stochastic model of radiation-induced mutation

• stochastically adverb

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