ANOMALISTICALLY

Etymology

Adverb

anomalistically (comparative more anomalistically, superlative most anomalistically)

In an anomalistic manner; with irregularity.

Source: Wiktionary


A*nom`a*lis"tic*al*ly, adv.

Definition: With irregularity.

ANOMALISTIC

A*nom`a*lis"tic, A*nom`a*lis"tic*al, a. Etym: [Cf. F. anomalistique.]

1. Irregular; departing from common or established rules.

2. (Astron.)

Definition: Pertaining to the anomaly, or angular distance of a planet from its perihelion. Anomalistic month. See under Month.

– Anomalistic revolution, the period in which a planet or satellite goes through the complete cycles of its changes of anomaly, or from any point in its elliptic orbit to the same again.

– Anomalistic, or Periodical year. See under Year.

ANOMALISTICAL

A*nom`a*lis"tic, A*nom`a*lis"tic*al, a. Etym: [Cf. F. anomalistique.]

1. Irregular; departing from common or established rules.

2. (Astron.)

Definition: Pertaining to the anomaly, or angular distance of a planet from its perihelion. Anomalistic month. See under Month.

– Anomalistic revolution, the period in which a planet or satellite goes through the complete cycles of its changes of anomaly, or from any point in its elliptic orbit to the same again.

– Anomalistic, or Periodical year. See under Year.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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