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, […]
- Anomalous monism
noun the philosophical doctrine that although all mental states consist merely in states of the brain, there exist no regular correspondences between classes of mental and physical states, and so no psychophysical laws See also identity theory
- Anomalous zeeman effect
See under . the dividing of a spectral line or lines as a result of placing a radiation source in a magnetic field. The division consists of three equally spaced lines (normal Zeeman effect) in systems for which the spin quantum number is zero, or of three or more unequally spaced lines (anomalous Zeeman effect) […]
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 Well, a lot of […]