ERRAT'IC, a. [L. erraticus, from erro, to wander.] Wandering; having no certain course; roving about without a fixed destination.1. Moving; not fixed or stationary; applied to the planets, as distinguished from the fixed stars.2. Irregular; mutable.
In geology, applied to transported materials on the earth's surface, as erratic blocks, sand and gravel.
Erratic phenomena; phenomena that relate to transported materials on the earth's surface.
- Having no certain course; roving
about without a fixed destination; wandering; moving; -- hence,
applied to the planets as distinguished from the fixed
- One who deviates from common and accepted opinions; one who is
eccentric or preserve in his intellectual character.
- Deviating from a wise of the common course
in opinion or conduct; eccentric; strange; queer; as, erratic
- A rogue.
- Irregular; changeable.
- Any stone or material that
has been borne away from its original site by natural agencies; esp.,
a large block or fragment of rock; a bowlder.