- designating or of the theory that any large enough statistical sample can be representative of the whole
- of or having to do with a system or process that demonstrates such a theory
Origin of ergodic; from Classical Greek ergon, work + hodos, path
(comparative more ergodic, superlative most ergodic)
International Scientific Vocabulary erg- + -ode (+ -ic)
Disputations are held about the true etymological origin: ἔργον + ὁδός versus ἔργον + εἶδος.