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The latter phenomenon was made famous in Miracle on the Hudson, the film starring Tom Hanks that recounted pilot Chesley Sullenberger’s emergency landing on the Hudson River.

The patterns that Lendner, Voytek and others look for are related to a phenomenon that scientists started noticing in complex systems throughout the natural world and technology in 1925.

I’d anticipate there will be some slowing for Peloton and other brands when vaccines make returning to gyms a more widescale phenomenon.

In a year with few true cultural phenomena, the 1990s Bulls docuseries The Last Dance stands out as a series that really ought to be rewarded.

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An oddity in some theorist’s equation points to a previously unknown phenomenon, which kicks off a search for evidence.

Putin, because of his acts in Ukraine, he lost Russkiy Mir as a phenomenon.

But the phenomenon of counterfeiting is as old as couture itself.

Within a few summer weeks, “Hot N—” had become an inescapable pop-culture phenomenon and Bobby landed a major record deal.

That phenomenon is not limited to peaceniks with spiritual aspirations.

This is a well-documented phenomenon which does not worry specialists.

In a warlike age this peacefulness of a monarch was the great and supernatural phenomenon.

This indeed does happen constantly on a small scale in the familiar phenomenon of over-production.

When applied to the diagnosis of typhoid fever, the phenomenon is known as the Widal reaction.

This curious phenomenon was also witnessed by the French in Geographe Bay.

In all savage races it has been recognised and dreaded, this phenomenon styled 'Wehr Wolf,' but to-day it is rare.


On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to phenomenon, such as: anomaly, aspect, circumstance, episode, event, and experience.

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