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Definition 1: (astronomy) position of a planet as defined by its angular distance from its perihelion (as observed from the sun) - [noun denoting location]

(anomaly is a kind of ...) the particular portion of space occupied by something

"he put the lamp back in its place"

(anomaly belongs to category ...) the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole

Definition 2: a person who is unusual - [noun denoting person]

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(anomaly is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of anomaly ) one whose behavior departs substantially from the norm of a group

(... is a kind of anomaly ) someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful

(... is a kind of anomaly ) someone with two personalities - one good and one evil

Definition 3: deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for anomaly in the sense of this definition

(anomaly is a kind of ...) an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies

(... is a kind of anomaly ) a defect that is present at birth

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