aleatoric

adjective
ale·​a·​tor·​ic | \ ˌā-lē-ə-ˈtȯr-ik How to pronounce aleatoric (audio) , -ˈtär- \

Definition of aleatoric

: characterized by chance or indeterminate elements aleatoric music

First Known Use of aleatoric

1921, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aleatoric

Latin aleatorius

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“Aleatoric.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aleatoric. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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