aberrancy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

aberrance +‎ -y

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /æ.ˈbɛɹ.n̩.si/, /ˈæ.bɛɹ.n̩.sɪ/

Noun[edit]

aberrancy (plural aberrancies)

  1. The condition of being aberrant; an aberrance. [Mid 17th cenntury.][1]
  2. (geometry) The deviation of a curve from circular form.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 3

References[edit]

  • aberrancy in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911