deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule
anomaly, unusual person(noun)
a person who is unusual
(astronomy) position of a planet as defined by its angular distance from its perihelion (as observed from the sun)
A deviation from a rule or from what is regarded as normal.
Something or someone that is strange or unusual.
He is an anomaly among his friends.
Any event or measurement that is out of the ordinary regardless of whether it is exceptional or not.
Any of various angular distances.
A defect or malformation.
A failure of a classical symmetry due to quantum corrections.
An irregularity or disproportion.
deviation from the common rule; an irregularity; anything anomalous
the angular distance of a planet from its perihelion, as seen from the sun. This is the true anomaly. The eccentric anomaly is a corresponding angle at the center of the elliptic orbit of the planet. The mean anomaly is what the anomaly would be if the planet's angular motion were uniform
the angle measuring apparent irregularities in the motion of a planet
any deviation from the essential characteristics of a specific type
Origin: [L. anomalia, Gr. . See Anomalous.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
an-om′al-i, n. irregularity: deviation from rule: (astron.) the angle measured at the sun between a planet in any point of its orbit and the last perihelion.—adjs. Anomalist′ic, -al, anomalous: departing from established rules: irregular.—n. Anom′alite, an irregular mineral.—adj. Anom′alous, irregular: deviating from rule.—Anomalistic year, the interval that elapses between two successive passages of the earth through its perihelion, or point of nearest approach to the sun = 365 days 6 hr. 13 min. 49 sec., being 4 min. 39 sec. longer than the sidereal year. [Gr. anōmalos—a, an, neg., and homalos, even—homos, same.]
The numerical value of Anomaly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of Anomaly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We can tell for one year, but is that just an anomaly or is it a trend?
We've got to make sure that it's the anomaly and not the rule going forward.
We’ve got to make sure that it’s the anomaly and not the rule going forward.
We still think of a powerful man as a born leader and a powerful woman as an anomaly.
Through every rift of discovery some seeming anomaly drops out of the darkness, and falls, as a golden link, into the great chain of order.
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- аномалия, неправилностBulgarian
- poikkeava, poikkeama, poikkeus, epäsäännöllisyys, poikkeavuus, säännöttömyys, anomaliaFinnish
- anomália, eltérés, szabálytalanság, rendellenességHungarian
- 例外, 離角Japanese
- onregelmatigheid, abnormaliteit, anomalie, afwijking, misvorming, rariteitDutch
- nieprawidłowość, anomaliaPolish
- аномалия, ненормальностьRussian
- avvikelse, anomaliSwedish
- olağandışılık, denksizlik, fevkaladelikTurkish
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