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Verb: aberrate
  1. Diverge from the expected
    "The President aberrated from being a perfect gentleman"
  2. (optics) diverge or deviate from the straight path; produce aberration
    "The surfaces of the concave lens may be proportioned so as to aberrate exactly equal to the convex lens"

Derived forms: aberrates, aberrating, aberrated

Type of: depart, deviate, diverge, vary

Encyclopedia: Aberrate