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 for Erratic phenomena
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Erratic \Er*rat"ic\, a. [L. erraticus, fr. errare to wander: cf.
     F. erratique. See Err.]
     1. Having no certain course; roving about without a fixed
        destination; wandering; moving; -- hence, applied to the
        planets as distinguished from the fixed stars.
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              The earth and each erratic world.     --Blackmore.
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     2. Deviating from a wise of the common course in opinion or
        conduct; eccentric; strange; queer; as, erratic conduct.
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     3. Irregular; changeable. "Erratic fever." --Harvey.
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     Erratic blocks, gravel, etc. (Geol.), masses of stone
        which have been transported from their original resting
        places by the agency of water, ice, or other causes.
  
     Erratic phenomena, the phenomena which relate to
        transported materials on the earth's surface.
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