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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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In order to verify the existence of anomalously low-friction effect, many studies were developed by domestic scholars.
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Or in sciencespeak, it was the most anomalously warm month on record, period.
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Using the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant disaster in Ukraine as a case study, this volume describes the assessment of groundwater vulnerability and an improved methodology based on integration of the methods of hydrogeological zonation and modeling of anomalously fast migration of radioactive contaminants from the land surface toward groundwater, to aid in evaluating groundwater vulnerability and conducting risk assessments for groundwater contamination from diverse sources, as well as selecting optimal remediation methods for reducing threats from residual radioactivity.
It doesn't require much in the way of deduction to work out that the MoD's immunity from prosecution it anomalously holds should now be brought into question.
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