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1Of the nature of an anomaly; anomalous:‘the production is stylistically anomalistic’
- ‘It might turn out to be less an anomalistic act of a dying old enemy and more the herald of things to come from a new foe.’
- ‘Yeah, but those are the kind of anomalistic things that happen; I love those moments.’
- ‘I commonly receive information about these ongoing anomalistic events directly from the public and other resources.’
Relating to the anomaly of a planet.
- ‘Static information such as semi-major axis of ellipse, apogee and perigee altitudes, and anomalistic and nodal periods of satellite orbits.’
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