Paradox

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paradox

That which is apparently, though not actually, inconsistent with or opposed to the known facts in any case.

Origin: G. Paradoxos, incredible, beyond belief, fr. Doxa, belief

Weber's paradox, if a muscle is loaded beyond its power to contract it may elongate.

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