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anomaly
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Moby Dick
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  • She presents the curious anomaly of the most solid masonry joining with oak and hemp in constituting the completed ship.
  • Now as this law, under a modified form, is to this day in force in England; and as it offers in various respects a strange anomaly touching the general law of Fast and Loose-Fish, it is here treated of in a separate chapter, on the same courteous principle that prompts the English railways to be at the expense of a separate car, specially reserved for the accommodation of royalty.

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  • We consider the accident an anomaly — not a reason to change standard procedures.
  • They rate a nuclear event from 1 (an anomaly) to 7 (a major accident).

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