1. stochastic love

## Definitions

### American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition

1. adj. Of, relating to, or characterized by conjecture; conjectural.
2. adj. Statistics Involving or containing a random variable or variables: stochastic calculus.
3. adj. Statistics Involving chance or probability: a stochastic stimulation.

### Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

1. Conjectural; given to or partaking of conjecture.

### Wiktionary

1. adj. Random, randomly determined, relating to stochastics.

### GNU Webster's 1913

1. adj. obsolete Conjectural; able to conjecture.
2. adj. random; chance; involving probability; opposite of deterministic.
3. adj. (Statistics) of or pertaining to a process in which a series of calculations, selections, or observations are made, each one being randomly determined as a sample from a probability distribution.

### WordNet 3.0

1. adj. being or having a random variable

## Etymologies

1. From Ancient Greek στοχαστικός (stokhastikos), from στοχάζομαι (stokhazomai, "aim at a target, guess"), from στόχος (stokhos, "an aim, a guess"). (Wiktionary)
2. Greek stokhastikos, from stokhastēs, diviner, from stokhazesthai, to guess at, from stokhos, aim, goal; see stegh- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

## Examples

• “The experimental technique has entered the annals of science under the name of "stochastic cooling.”

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• “The irregular trend in integrated series is known as a stochastic trend as opposed to a simple linear deterministic time trend.”

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• “It seems farfetched, but it's based on a physical principle called stochastic resonance.”

• “Pearle's approach requires the precise formulation of the idea of stochastic Lorentz invariance.”

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• “Alexander develops the notion of stochastic technÃª further in his commentary on Aristotle's Topics.”

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• “He calls stochastic, then, the sorts of technÃª whose task is to try everything possible to achieve their goal, the realization of the goal being subject to chance.”

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• “This is analogous to a paradoxical physical phenomenon known as stochastic resonance, in which an increase in noise enhances the detection of weak signals.”

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• “However, it was shown that the correction of the fluctuation of the average position of a great many particles was sufficient to produce a cooling effect, hence the name stochastic cooling.”

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• “From a technical analysis viewpoint, KASB Securities analyst Aiyaz Hassan said gold's so-called stochastic oscillator - an indicator of momentum in prices - has generated a buy signal for the precious metal.”

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• “One thing to note from the stochastic is the bearish aggression that brought the oscillator oversold.”

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