follow Dictionary.com

Denotation vs. Connotation

ergodic

[ur-god-ik] /ɜrˈgɒd ɪk/
adjective, Mathematics, Statistics.
1.
of or relating to the condition that, in an interval of sufficient duration, a system will return to states that are closely similar to previous ones: the assumption of such a condition underlies statistical methods used in modern dynamics and atomic theory.
Origin of ergodic
1925-1930
1925-30; erg- + Greek (h)od(ós) way, road + -ic
Related forms
ergodicity
[ur-guh-dis-i-tee] /ˌɜr gəˈdɪs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for ergodic

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for ergodic

11
13
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for ergodic