the average interval between consecutive passages of the earth through the perihelion, equivalent to 365.26 days.
the interval between two successive passages of the earth through perihelion; 365.25964 mean solar days
deviating from or inconsistent with the common order, form, or rule; ; abnormal: Advanced forms of life may be anomalous in the universe. not fitting into a common or familiar type, classification, or pattern; unusual: He held an anomalous position in the art world. incongruous or inconsistent. Grammar, . Contemporary Examples The recent auction records […]
- Anomalous complex
anomalous complex anomalous complex a·nom·a·lous complex (ə-nŏm’ə-ləs) n. An electrocardiographic reading that differs significantly from the normal reading for that physiological type.
- Anomalous correspondence
anomalous correspondence anomalous correspondence n. A condition common in strabismus in which light from viewed object does not strike the same point on each retina.
- Anomalous dispersion
a sudden change in the refractive index of a material for wavelengths in the vicinity of absorption bands in the spectrum of the material. Historical Examples Sellmeier’s equation may also be modified to apply to the case of anomalous dispersion. The New Gresham Encyclopedia Various The name given to this phenomenon,—“anomalous dispersion”—is an unfortunate one, […]