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anomalous

a·nom·a·lous

(ă-nom'ă-lŭs)
Of abnormal quality.
[G. anōmalos, irregular]

anomalous

(ă-nom′ă-lŭs) [Gr. anomalos, uneven]
Deviating from or contrary to normal; irregular.
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He maintained that the poverty of Russia arises not merely from the anomalous distribution of landed property and misdirected reforms, but that what had contributed of late years to this result was the civilization from without abnormally grafted upon Russia, especially facilities of communication, as railways, leading to centralization in towns, the development of luxury, and the consequent development of manufactures, credit and its accompaniment of speculation--all to the detriment of agriculture.
I have always, as you know, ignored your somewhat anomalous position as the servant of one man and the slave of a society.
But here again she was undeceived by anomalous and incongruous conduct on the part of Mr Pancks himself.
OPW-14 collared at the same drill set up as OPW-13 and flattened to 55 degrees intersected 15m of highly anomalous gold and copper values including 2.
The target area of 17 x 3 km has been outlined by previous stream sediment sampling, which returned strongly anomalous grades of 0.
Numerous areas of anomalous radioactivity were noted within an approximate 100 metre section of the Late Cretaceous Yacoraite Formation (sandy limestone, calcarious sandstone, thin bedded siltstone and mudstone).
Previously reported (news release of November 28, 2005) partial and preliminary results indicated highly anomalous samples were obtained in the vicinity of known kimberlite pipes.
Unfortunately an early snowfall prevented the completion of detailed grid sampling in areas of coincident, anomalous gold values in silt and soil samples.
The MMI survey has outlined four distinct zones anomalous in gold.
In the Zamora batholith, anomalous gold in stream sediments have been discovered in numerous areas that occur within a broad, 10km wide zone trending NE.
The program consisted of "Mobile Metal Ion" (MMI) geochemical soil sampling over an 8 km2 area of the licence as in-fill of anomalous reconnaissance results reported in our Press Release of May 18, 2005.
For the most part these anomalies have not been evaluated, but one drill hole (drilled in the early 1990s), some 180m southeast of one anomalous zone, intersected 8.