stochastic

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adjective sto·chas·tic \ stə-ˈkas-tik , stō- \

Definition of stochastic

1 :random; specifically :involving a random variable
  • a stochastic process
2 :involving chance or probability :probabilistic
  • a stochastic model of radiation-induced mutation

stochastically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of stochastic

Greek stochastikos skillful in aiming, from stochazesthai to aim at, guess at, from stochos target, aim, guess — more at sting

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stochastic

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adjective sto·chas·tic \ stə-ˈkas-tik , stō- \

medical Definition of stochastic

1 :involving a random variable
  • a stochastic process
2 :involving chance or probability
  • a stochastic model of radiation-induced mutation

stochastically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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