from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The throwing up of a coin to decide something, as a wager or a choice; hence, an even chance; a case in which conditions or probabilities are equal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun idiomatic A decision in which neither choice is clearly favorable or unfavorable, or for which the outcome does not matter.
  • noun Either of two outcomes that are equally likely.
  • noun The toss of a coin used to decide some issue.

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

  • noun an unpredictable phenomenon


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