Definition of pseudorandom in English:

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pseudorandom

Pronunciation: /ˌso͞odōˈrandəm/

adjective

(Of a number, a sequence of numbers, or any digital data) satisfying one or more statistical tests for randomness but produced by a definite mathematical procedure.
Example sentences
  • Such sequences of pseudorandom numbers play crucial roles not only in computer games but also in simulations of physical processes.
  • Cryptanalysts have analyzed many systems by breaking the pseudorandom number generators used to supply cryptographic keys.
  • Each bird was tested under the various lights in a pseudorandom sequence.

Derivatives

pseudorandomly

adverb
Example sentences
  • To explore the properties of the statistics c and’ c, pseudorandomly generated coding sequences were generated for various lengths and nucleotide compositions.
  • The participants were pseudorandomly assigned to one experimental group and three control conditions, each with 12 participants.
  • Aside from the constraints just described, trial type varied pseudorandomly within each of the three blocks.

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Syllabification: pseu·do·ran·dom

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