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a·o·ris·tic

 (ā′ə-rĭs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Of or being the verbal aspect that expresses a momentary or completed action, especially in past time.
2. Of or being the perfective aspect.

a′o·ris′ti·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.aoristic - of or relating to the aorist tense
grammar - the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)
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The problem of temporal uncertainty has been approached by combining aoristic analysis (Ratcliffe & McCullagh 1998) and Monte-Carlo methods (see Robert & Casella 2004 for a review).
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Its aoristic use refers to the unbroken continuity of the act.