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stochastic +‎ -ally.

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stochastically (comparative more stochastically, superlative most stochastically)

  1. In a stochastic manner; by means of a process involving a randomly determined sequence of events.
    • 1954, Gardner Lindzey, Handbook of Social Psychology, volume 1, page 317:
      In the table the scores from group A are stochastically smaller than those for B, C, or D because group A always has at least as many scores at or below a particular number as any of the other groups. Similarly, the scores from group B are stochastically smaller than those from group C.

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