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In other words, by finding the anomalous event, what you do is you get out ahead of activities.
Stephen Cambone

Meaning of "anomalous" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ANOMALOUS

From Late Latin anōmalus, from Greek anōmalos uneven, inconsistent, from an- + homalos even, from homos one and the same.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ANOMALOUS

anomalous  [əˈnɒmələs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ANOMALOUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Anomalous is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ANOMALOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of anomalous in the English dictionary

The definition of anomalous in the dictionary is deviating from the normal or usual order, type, etc; irregular, abnormal, or incongruous.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ANOMALOUS


Aeolus
ˈiːələs
alveolus
ælˈvɪələs
carolus
ˈkærələs
colorless
ˈkʌlələs
Daedalus
ˈdiːdələs
deuteranomalous
ˌdjuːtərəˈnɒmələs
embolus
ˈɛmbələs
fearless
ˈfɪələs
frivolous
ˈfrɪvələs
grammarless
ˈɡræmələs
humourless
ˈhjuːmələs
hydrocephalus
ˌhaɪdrəʊˈsɛfələs
libelous
ˈlaɪbələs
marvellous
ˈmɑːvələs
motherless
ˈmʌðələs
Nicholas
ˈnɪkələs
Papadopoulos
ˌpæpəˈdɒpələs
protanomalous
ˌprəʊtəˈnɒmələs
scandalous
ˈskændələs
tremorless
ˈtrɛmələs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ANOMALOUS

anointing of the sick
anointment
anole
anolyte
anomalies
anomalistic
anomalistic month
anomalistic year
anomalistical
anomalistically
anomalous monism
anomalously
anomalousness
anomaly
anomic
anomie
anomy
anon
anon.
anonaceous

WORDS THAT END LIKE ANOMALOUS

acephalous
antipetalous
antisepalous
autocephalous
brachycephalous
episepalous
jealous
macrocephalous
mesaticephalous
mesocephalous
microcephalous
monopetalous
monosepalous
octopetalous
overzealous
ridiculous
scaphocephalous
synsepalous
tripetalous
unzealous
zealous

Synonyms and antonyms of anomalous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ANOMALOUS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «anomalous» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of anomalous

Translation of «anomalous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ANOMALOUS

Find out the translation of anomalous to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of anomalous from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «anomalous» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

异常
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

anómala
570 millions of speakers

English

anomalous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विषम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الشاذة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

аномальное
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

anômalo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ব্যতিক্রমী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

anormal
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Anomali
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

anomal
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

特異な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

변칙적
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Anomali
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phi thường
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தாறுமாறான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अनुषंगिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

anormal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

anomalo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

anormalne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

аномальне
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

anormal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανώμαλη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onreëlmatige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

anomal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

uregelrett
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of anomalous

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ANOMALOUS»

The term «anomalous» is quite widely used and occupies the 34.967 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ANOMALOUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about anomalous

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6 QUOTES WITH «ANOMALOUS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word anomalous.
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Stephen Cambone
In other words, by finding the anomalous event, what you do is you get out ahead of activities.
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Eric Clapton
I like solitude. I like the anomalous life. I like a quiet life.
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Jonathan Dee
In order to describe a particular subculture, you might want to portray people who are typical or representative of that subculture; but to dramatize it, to make it an interesting setting for a story, you want to bring someone anomalous into that setting, to see how she conforms to it, and it to her.
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Felix Frankfurter
It is anomalous to hold that in order to convict a man the police cannot extract by force what is in his mind, but can extract what is in his stomach.
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A. Bartlett Giamatti
Major sports are major parts of society. It's not anomalous to have people who love sports come from other parts of that society.
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Erik Larson
Hitler was such an anomalous character - he was so over-the-top chaotic in his approach to statesmanship, his manner and in the violence which overwhelmed the country initially. I think diplomats around the world... felt like something like that simply would not be tolerated by the people of Germany.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ANOMALOUS»

Discover the use of anomalous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to anomalous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Anomalous Transport: Foundations and Applications
The book will be of interest to both theorists and experimentalists in nonlinear dynamics, statistical physics and stochastic processes.
Rainer Klages, Günter Radons, Igor M. Sokolov, 2008
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Anomalous Experiences: Essays from Parapsychological and ...
Thirteen essays on the psychology and parapsychology of anomalous experience explore a range of phenomena, including extrasensory perception, haunting experiences, apparitions, alien contacts, seance room activity, and out-of-body ...
Matthew D. Smith, 2009
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Varieties of Anomalous Experience: Examining the Scientific ...
The book makes a compelling case for the inclusion of these marginalized and underrecognized experiences as not merely incidental but essential to our understanding of human psychology. Book jacket.
Etzel Cardena, Steven Jay Lynn, Stanley Krippner, 2013
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Anomalous States: Irish Writing and the Post-colonial Moment
In five linked essays, he explores modern Irish literature and its political contexts through the work of four Irish writers—Heaney, Beckett, Yeats, and Joyce.
David Lloyd, 1993
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Anomalous X-Ray Scattering for Materials Characterization: ...
AXS is useful for both crystalline and non-crystalline systems, for studies of surface and bulk materials. This book is the first on this new method of structural characterization.
Yoshio Waseda, 2002
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Anomalous Effects in Simple Metals
The unique collection of 65 reprint papers, commented where necessary to explain the context and perspective, is preceded by a thorough and well paced introduction. The book is meant to advanced solid state physics and science historians.
Albert Overhauser, 2011
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Aspects of Anomalous Transport in Plasmas
The second half of the book is devoted to stochiastic tramsport, using methods based on the Langevin equations and on Random Walk theory.
Radu Balescu, 2005
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Optically Anomalous Crystals
Provides a tutorial to crystal optics. This work discuss the two main mechanisms of optical dissymmetry: The piezo-optic effect, and The kinetic ordering of atoms.
Alexander Shtukenberg, I͡Uriĭ Olegovich Punin, Yurii Punin, 2007
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Resonant anomalous X-ray scattering: theory and applications
The collected articles in this book written by recognized experts in the field explore the theoretical and experimental insights and applications of the rapidly expanding science of x-ray resonant interactions.
G. Materlik, C. J. Sparks, K. Fischer, 1994
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An investigation of anomalous transhorizon radio wave ...
The anomalous nighttime propagation of radio waves was studied at frequencies of 9100, 2800, and 840 Mc/s observed on the 108-km path from Rochester to Ithaca, New York.
Richard Peter Cassam, 1962

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ANOMALOUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term anomalous is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ex-Quezon mayor indicted for graft over anomalous OTOP loan
A FORMER Quezon mayor faces graft indictment for the anomalous grant of a loan to two barangays for the “One Town One Product” (OTOP) ... «Inquirer.net, Jul 15»
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Stream Sediment Sampling Results Identify 5 New Anomalous Gold …
(For the discussion that follows, values of 1.4 - 5.0 ppb Au are considered to be geochemically anomalous, > 5.0 & < 20 ppb as modestly anomalous, > 20 ... «Digital Journal, Jul 15»
3
High Tech Guru George Gilder Demolishes A Critical Myth About …
Gilder's analysis is neither eccentric nor anomalous. The intellectual pedigree of the classical gold standard runs through two of the greatest ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
4
Sick and tired: Sri Lankan domestic workers fight back against …
I have only recently become aware of the extent to which the anomalous persistence of domestic work in its diverse forms – whether through ... «Open Democracy, Jul 15»
5
Why the Shades of Awakening Online Series Matters
In my own anomalous experience of 1996, my own sense of ecstasy and oneness was so powerful, that I thought I'd died and was heading for ... «Mad In America, Jul 15»
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Ashes 2015: English Ashes allows a walk through history, as …
Amongst Gooch's repetition, his vice-captain after Fletcher's retirement is an anomalous absence. "Allan Border?" says Topley. "Wow, what a ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
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Argonaut Gold Provides Update on San Agustin Project; Potential 50 …
The following soil map (left side) notes wide distribution of anomalous gold. The white dashed line indicates gold in soil values of over 100 ppb. «Digital Journal, Jul 15»
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Top candidates for PNP chief were classmates
by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales in connection with an alleged anomalous contract with an unregistered courier firm to deliver firearm ... «Inquirer.net, Jul 15»
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Pioneer Resources drilling extends nickel anomaly in Albany Fraser …
Adding intrigue, anomalous nickel geochemistry was returned from 10 drill holes at the FWNi003 Prospect. One priority nickel-copper sulphide ... «Proactive Investors Australia, Jul 15»
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Philippine VP Binay snubs anew Senate body's corruption probe
In its 22nd hearing Tuesday, Pimentel said the subcommittee would continue with questions on the alleged anomalous projects in Makati City, ... «AsiaOne, Jul 15»

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