from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Statistics A series of sequential movements in which the direction and size of each move is randomly determined.

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  • n. A stochastic path consisting of a series of sequential movements, the direction (and sometime length) of which is chosen at random

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a stochastic process consisting of a sequence of changes each of whose characteristics (as magnitude or direction) is determined by chance


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