Anomaly

(redirected from anomalies)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The data of all the neonates with congenital anomalies was analyzed in term of sex and various system involved.
Developmental anomalies of the branchial apparatus are not uncommon.
This technology relates to a method and apparatus for the on-line, real-time, non-destructive, 100% testing and measuring of the integrity and location of anomalies in thin flexible rubber and synthetic rubber materials and products made from these types of materials.
In the complete report, 56 micro-structure anomalies were divided into three basic categories: anomalies associated with solidification; anomalies associated with cooling after solidification and heat treatment; and the catch-all category, "other" anomalies.
As they drifted, the temperature anomalies followed the path of prevailing ocean currents, but they moved at only one-third to one-half the speed of the actual currents-an observation that scientists cannot yet explain.
Investment pioneer Len Zacks presents the latest academic research on how to beat the market using equity anomalies
There was no family history of congenital anomalies.
NSS 6 also features a powerful new user interface that offers an intuitive way to visualize anomalies and manage network traffic.
Conventional and/or magnetic resonance angiography can improve the imaging view of the characteristic features of an aberrant internal carotid artery and other vascular anomalies.
Identifies anomalies in online account access or behavior patterns in real time, based on examining Web traffic streams, sometimes referred to as server streams or server logs
Strong IP anomalies in the Philippines and elsewhere invariably indicate a high sulphide content either as pyrite (iron sulphide) and/or chalcopyrite/bornite (copper iron sulphides) whilst a high magnetite content usually indicates hydrothermal magnetite which is often associated with elevated gold values with perhaps one of the best example being Freeport's Grasberg copper-gold porphyry deposit in Irian Jaya, Indonesia.
Reconnaissance ground radiometric surveys, geochemical sampling and geological mapping of various radiometric anomalies and uranium occurrences detected by the CNEA in its exploration of the region in the 1970s.