Definition Of aberration


a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically one that is unwelcome.

they described the outbreak of violence in the area as an aberration

Example Of aberration

  • According to the revisionists, mechanical television was an aberration which is not to be taken seriously.

  • Any aberrations and highhandedness by security forces, must not, of course, go unpunished.

  • Any process of organization is necessarily aberrational within the general economy.

  • Cells were classified with regard to the presence of abnormal metaphases and aberrations of any of the stages of mitosis.

  • Chromosome aberrations were scored on 50 metaphase cells per clone.

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