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an optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image

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Witchcraft as a fantasy and mental abberation remained the dominant perspective among elites in the latter years of the fifteenth century and first half of the sixteenth.
If the results from this experiment truly represent something about the nature of psi and are not a mere statistical abberation, they have a number of consequences for psi research.
Print 1976) (finding that the problem of questionable and illegal payments is widespread, rather than an abberation limited to a few individuals).
Some of the other bands playing will be 4th Street Traffic, Abberation, Melt City and Tab 80.
Thirty years on Everton's players bit their tongues after Signor Collina's abberation, but nowadays goalkeeper that night, Nigel Martyn, is not so circumspect.
And where failure, in the eyes of the fans at least, is a one-time deal, an abberation.
Breese was less cautious, some impressive shots off the back foot interspersed with the odd abberation such as his attempt to hit back over Blackwell's head which fell just short of deep backward square leg.
Maybe the conversion has already started - there must be some reason for the strange abberation that happened at a recent mealtime.
Hedman had been a player in search of one, redemptivemoment that would grant him forgivenessintheeyesofthefans after his abberation in Munich.
Campbell, this abberation apart, worked hard in a selfless performance, while at the other end Wright was called on to make several vital saves, the best a stunning save from Craig Short 12 minutes from time, poking out his left hand to turn the ball away from goal.
As for the abundance of Oscars won by independent films this year, Zaentz said, ``I think it's an abberation, but I also think that independent filmmaking is really not very old, as filmmaking goes, and the cream is now coming to the top.
SACT (Spherical Abberation Compensation Technology) improves the quality of the read function on BD drives if the protective layer does not have a uniform thickness.
I wouldn't have envied the architect when that abberation was noticed.