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

Examples of aleatoric in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When the sun shines through and paints floors, walls, and people with moving color, the effect is aleatoric, agnostic, and otherworldly. Susan Tallman, The New York Review of Books, 25 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of aleatoric

1921, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aleatoric

Latin aleatorius

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“Aleatoric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aleatoric. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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