Mar·​kov·​ian mär-ˈkō-vē-ən How to pronounce Markovian (audio) -ˈkȯ- How to pronounce Markovian (audio)
variants or Markov
ˈmär-ˌkȯf How to pronounce Markovian (audio)
or less commonly Markoff
: of, relating to, or resembling a Markov process or Markov chain especially by having probabilities defined in terms of transition from the possible existing states to other states

Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Markovian was in 1944

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“Markovian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

Last Updated: - Definition revised
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