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Definition of abberation

"abberation" is probably misspelled. Trying aberration instead Definition of aberration

1. aberration [ n ] a state or condition markedly different from the norm

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(J. F. Vedder, "Micrometeorites", in Francis S. J...)

The Poynting-Robertson effect ( Robertson , 1937 ; Wyatt and Whipple , 1950 ) , which is a retardation of the orbital motion of particles by the relativistic aberration of the repulsive_force of the impinging solar_radiation , causes the dust to spiral into the sun in times much shorter than the age of the Earth .

Synonyms aberration aberrancy deviance aberrance Related Terms abnormality deflection chromosomal_aberration aberrate aberrate

2. aberration [ n ] a disorder in one's mental state

Synonyms aberration Related Terms mental_disorder aberrate

3. aberration [ n ] an optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image

Synonyms distortion optical_aberration aberration Related Terms optical_phenomenon chromatic_aberration spherical_aberration aberrate

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