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Dictionary entry overview: What does anomaly mean?
• ANOMALY (noun)
The noun ANOMALY has 3 senses:
1. deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule
2. a person who is unusual
3. (astronomy) position of a planet as defined by its angular distance from its perihelion (as observed from the sun)
Familiarity information: ANOMALY used as a noun is uncommon.