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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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When different batches of products are applied to the same project, under different light conditions, they may hamper project aesthetic value due to chromatic abberation.
It's an optical abberation that becomes more pronounced with the use of wide angle lenses and when tilting the camera skywards to shoot a tall building from ground level.
Jockey Peter Gehm on his abberation aboard Czech star Registana in the Cheltenham cross-country race
However, there is one somewhat tragic abberation, namely the advent of the ASEAN singsongs, involving truly excruciating performances by Ministers and officials of many countries, who each time vow "never ever again"
Similarly, the Willowvale corruption scandal - involving government Ministers using their posts to access imported vehicles, then selling the luxury cars on - was widely viewed as an abberation.
An internal spectrograph and highly sensitive multichannel detector are based on abberation corrected, concave, flat field dispersion grating.
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.
The Politics-Administration Dichotomy Model as Abberation.
Print 1976) (finding that the problem of questionable and illegal payments is widespread, rather than an abberation limited to a few individuals).
To avoid such an abberation, the EPO should turn away from the current qualified definition of "microbiological processes" and redefine the term in a way that is more friendly to the biotechnology industry.
Professor Ellis argues that, far from being an abberation or the result of the unique conditions in Ireland, the failure of Tudor policy there was symptomatic of a general inability to understand or accommodate the political culture of marcher societies.
26) Bruns (1992), McGowan (1991) and Rosenau (1992) have recently addressed contextually induced abberation from a less aggressive perspective.
The only abberation was 1990 when his elder brother, Hamdan, acquired pole position with help from the performances of the Horse of the Year, Dayjur.
Some of the other bands playing will be 4th Street Traffic, Abberation, Melt City and Tab 80.