haphazardness
noun see haphazard II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • haphazardness — See haphazardly. * * * …   Universalium

  • haphazardness — noun The quality of lacking any predictable order or plan. Syn: randomness, stochasticity, noise …   Wiktionary

  • haphazardness — n. randomness, irregularity; lack of organization, carelessness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • haphazardness — hap·haz·ard·ness …   English syllables

  • haphazardness — noun the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan • Syn: ↑randomness, ↑stochasticity, ↑noise • Derivationally related forms: ↑haphazard, ↑random (for: ↑randomness) …   Useful english dictionary

  • haphazard — haphazardness, n. adj., adv. /hap haz euhrd/; n. /hap haz euhrd/, adj. 1. characterized by lack of order or planning, by irregularity, or by randomness; determined by or dependent on chance; aimless. adv. 2. haphazardly. n. 3. mere chance;… …   Universalium

  • randomness — noun 1. (thermodynamics) a thermodynamic quantity representing the amount of energy in a system that is no longer available for doing mechanical work entropy increases as matter and energy in the universe degrade to an ultimate state of inert… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stochasticity — noun the quality of lacking any predictable order or plan • Syn: ↑randomness, ↑haphazardness, ↑noise • Derivationally related forms: ↑haphazard (for: ↑haphazardness), ↑random …   Useful english dictionary

  • haphazard — I. noun Etymology: 1hap + hazard Date: 1575 chance 1 II. adjective Date: 1671 marked by lack of plan, order, or direction Synonyms: see random • haphazard adverb • haphazardly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Jan Swammerdam — (February 12, 1637, Amsterdam February 17, 1680) was a Dutch biologist and microscopist. His work on insects demonstrated that the various phases during the life of an insect egg, larva, pupa, and adult are different forms of the same animal. As… …   Wikipedia

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