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Aleatory - Definition

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Poetry Definition

Aleatory means "pertaining to luck", and derives from the Latin word alea, the rolling of dice. Aleatoric, indeterminate, or chance art is that which exploits the principle of randomness.

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Standard Definition

[adj] dependent on chance; "the aleatory element in life"

Synonyms

unpredictable - (5 syllables)

Misc. Definitions

\A"le*a*to*ry\, a. [L. aleatorius, fr. alea chance, die.] (Law) Depending on some uncertain contingency; as, an aleatory contract. --Bouvier.

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