a) of, or relating to determinism
b) having at most one instruction associated with any given internal state

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  • deterministic — de*ter min*ist ic, a. 1. of or pertaining to determinism; as, deterministic theories. [PJC] 2. causally determined and not subject to random chance. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deterministic — 1874, from determinist (see DETERMINISM (Cf. determinism)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • deterministic — [[t]dɪtɜ͟ː(r)mɪnɪ̱stɪk[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Deterministic ideas or explanations are based on determinism. [FORMAL] ...a deterministic view of human progress. 2) ADJ Deterministic forces and factors cause things to happen in a way that cannot be… …   English dictionary

  • deterministic — a process that has no stochastic (random) components, e.g. the population model of some stock assessment methods assumes that population growth due to recruitment follows a deterministic formulation …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • deterministic — adjective see determinism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deterministic — See determinist. * * * …   Universalium

  • deterministic — determinism …   Philosophy dictionary

  • deterministic — adj. pertaining to determinism (doctrine which states that there is a reason for everything and all is predestined) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deterministic — de·ter·mi·nis·tic …   English syllables

  • deterministic — UK [dɪˌtərmɪnˈɪstɪk] / US adjective formal using or believing in the idea that everything is caused by another event or action and so you are not free to choose what you do …   English dictionary