Anomaly

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Anomaly

An unusual or unrepeatable event. For example, a stock index inexplicably rising 20% in a week during a bear market may constitute an anomaly.
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Essentially then, by restricting the agenda to maintaining that paranormal experiences really are just normal experiences--and not potentially phenomena currently inexplicable by scientific knowledge--the paranormal experience itself is being wholly appropriated by the socalled skeptical anomalistic psychology community.
As soon as the HFSWR system picks up a vessel's anomalistic behaviour, the in formation can be relayed to the appropriate authorities, who would then determine the appropriate course of action--and this is where Raytheon's futuristic technology gets really interesting.
117) There, although probably not an anomalistic situation, young teenage girls, some even at the age of thirteen, have been permitted to marry the adult men who statutorily raped or molested them.
But he cautions that investors must recognize that the bond market is being driven by artificial and anomalistic forces that cannot last forever.
In the UK this has been an aim of a special interest group for anomalistic psychology and parapsychology within the Higher Education Academy, but this could, as Irwin suggests, be done under the auspices of the Parapsychological Association.
Using this technology, our customers can collect and analyze their customer feedback using open-ended questions, search and analyze open source and subscription web content for market and competitive intelligence, and analyze any free-form textual data set for statistically significant or anomalistic relationships.
Such months are designated as synodic, anomalistic, tropical, nodical or evectional, according to whether the revolution of the Moon around the Earth is relative to the Sun's position, the shortest distance to the Earth, its passing through the Earth's equator, its passing through the ecliptic, or the variation in the eccentricity of its orbit.