anomalistic

  • 1 Anomalistic — A*nom a*lis tic, Anomalistical A*nom a*lis tic*al, a. [Cf. F. anomalistique.] 1. Irregular; departing from common or established rules. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) Pertaining to the anomaly, or angular distance of a planet from its perihelion.… …

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  • 3 anomalistic — index anomalous, irregular (not usual), peculiar (curious) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 anomalistic — [ə näm΄ə lis′tik] adj. 1. tending to be anomalous 2. of an anomaly …

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  • 5 anomalistic —   a. Astronomy, pertaining to anomaly. anomalistic month, interval between two perigees of moon. anomalistic year, interval between two perihelion passages of   Earth …

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  • 6 anomalistic — adj. Astron. of the anomaly or angular distance of a planet from its perihelion. Phrases and idioms: anomalistic month a month measured between successive perigees of the moon. anomalistic year a year measured between successive perihelia of the… …

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  • 7 anomalistic — Month Month (m[u^]nth), n. [OE. month, moneth, AS. m[=o]n[eth], m[=o]na[eth]; akin to m[=o]na moon, and to D. maand month, G. monat, OHG. m[=a]n[=o]d, Icel. m[=a]nu[eth]r, m[=a]na[eth]r, Goth. m[=e]n[=o][thorn]s. [root]272. See {Moon}.] One of… …

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  • 8 anomalistic — anomalistically, adv. /euh nom euh lis tik/, adj. of or pertaining to an anomaly. [1760 70; ANOMAL(Y) + ISTIC] * * * …

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  • 9 anomalistic — adjective a) anomalous b) irregular …

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  • 10 anomalistic — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Departing from the normal: aberrant, abnormal, anomalous, atypic, atypical, deviant, divergent, irregular, preternatural, unnatural. See GOOD, USUAL …

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  • 11 anomalistic — adj. unusual, out of the ordinary …

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  • 12 anomalistic — a. See anomalous …

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  • 13 anomalistic — anom·a·lis·tic …

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  • 14 anomalistic — /ənɒməˈlɪstɪk/ (say uhnomuh listik) adjective of or relating to an anomaly …

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  • 15 Anomalistic month — Anomalistic A*nom a*lis tic, Anomalistical A*nom a*lis tic*al, a. [Cf. F. anomalistique.] 1. Irregular; departing from common or established rules. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) Pertaining to the anomaly, or angular distance of a planet from its… …

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  • 16 Anomalistic revolution — Anomalistic A*nom a*lis tic, Anomalistical A*nom a*lis tic*al, a. [Cf. F. anomalistique.] 1. Irregular; departing from common or established rules. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) Pertaining to the anomaly, or angular distance of a planet from its… …

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  • 17 Anomalistic year — Year Year, n. [OE. yer, yeer, [yogh]er, AS. ge[ a]r; akin to OFries. i?r, g?r, D. jaar, OHG. j[=a]r, G. jahr, Icel. [=a]r, Dan. aar, Sw. [*a]r, Goth. j?r, Gr. ? a season of the year, springtime, a part of the day, an hour, ? a year, Zend y[=a]re… …

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  • 18 anomalistic month — Astron. See under month (def. 5). [1760 70] * * * …

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  • 19 anomalistic year — Astron. the average interval between consecutive passages of the earth through the perihelion, equivalent to 365.26 days. [1870 75] * * * …

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  • 20 anomalistic month — noun Astronomy a month measured between successive perigees of the moon (approximately 27 1/2 days) …

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