|n.||1.||Deviation from the common rule; an irregularity; anything anomalous.|
We are enabled to unite into a consistent whole the various anomalies and contending principles that are found in the minds and affairs of men.
|2.||(Astron.) The angular distance of a planet from its perihelion, as seen from the sun. This is the |
|3.||(Nat. Hist.) Any deviation from the essential characteristics of a specific type.|
|Noun||1.||anomaly - deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule|
|2.||anomaly - a person who is unusual|
Synonyms: unusual person
|3.||anomaly - (astronomy) position of a planet as defined by its angular distance from its perihelion (as observed from the sun)|