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anomalous

[ə′näm·ə·ləs]
(science and technology)
Deviating from the normal; irregular.
References in classic literature ?
A new and anomalous class of men gradually grew out of this trade.
Not to dwell on this anomalous period of my existence, let me say briefly that my new position with my wife was of the greatest advantage in enabling me to direct in secret the profitable uses to which her little fortune was put.
He occupied an anomalous position, preaching an emasculated socialism combined with a nondescript sort of petty bourgeois capitalism.
It offered an admirable opportunity for a shopping expedition, a change of scene, and a peaceful solution of their perplexing and anomalous social relations with Devil's Ford.
In Paris he had purchased a bag of hominy at an establishment which called itself an American Agency, and at which the New York illustrated papers were also to be procured, and he had carried it about with him, and shown extreme serenity and fortitude in the somewhat delicate position of having his hominy prepared for him and served at anomalous hours, at the hotels he successively visited.
Anomalous facts, as the never quite obsolete rumors of magic and demonology, and the new allegations of phrenologists and neurologists, are of ideal use.
On leaving Rugby he declined to go to an English university, where I would gladly have placed him, and chose what I must consider the anomalous course of studying at Heidelberg.
The lady of the house was a lady in an anomalous position of some kind.
Reports of anomalous origin of coronary arteries, such as the origin of right coronary artery from left aortic sinus, the left from right aortic sinus, both arteries from the same aortic sinus, both or either artery from pulmonary trunk, etc.
This case is unique because of the simultaneously presenting valvular pathology, along with the anomalous origin of the right coronary artery which was detected, as an incidental finding, during coronary angiography.
Anomalous Cognition: Remote Viewing Research and Theory
Glassy disordered systems; glass formation and universal anomalous low-energy properties.