Associations to the word «Normal»


NORMAL, adjective. According to norms or rules.
NORMAL, adjective. Healthy; not sick or ill.
NORMAL, adjective. Pertaining to a school to teach teachers how to teach.
NORMAL, adjective. (chemistry) Of, relating to, or being a solution containing one equivalent weight of solute per litre of solution.
NORMAL, adjective. (organic chemistry) Describing a straight chain isomer of an aliphatic hydrocarbon, or an aliphatic compound in which a substituent is in the 1- position of such a hydrocarbon.
NORMAL, adjective. (physics) (Of a mode in an oscillating system) In which all parts of an object vibrate at the same frequency; See normal mode.
NORMAL, adjective. (geometry) Perpendicular to a tangent line or derivative of a surface in Euclidean space.
NORMAL, adjective. (algebra) (Of a subgroup) whose cosets form a group.
NORMAL, adjective. (algebra) (Of a field extension of a field K) which is the splitting field of a family of polynomials in K.
NORMAL, adjective. (probability theory) (statistics) (Of a distribution) which has a very specific bell curve shape.
NORMAL, adjective. (complex analysis) (Of a family of continuous functions) which is pre-compact.
NORMAL, adjective. (set theory) (Of a function from the ordinals to the ordinals) which is strictly monotonically increasing and continuous with respect to the order topology.
NORMAL, adjective. (linear algebra) (Of a matrix) which commutes with its conjugate transpose.
NORMAL, adjective. (functional analysis) (Of a Hilbert space operator) which commutes with its adjoint.
NORMAL, adjective. (category theory) (Of an epimorphism) which is the cokernel of some morphism.
NORMAL, adjective. (category theory) (Of a monomorphism) which is the kernel of some morphism.
NORMAL, adjective. (category theory) (Of a morphism) which is a normal epimorphism or a normal monomorphism.
NORMAL, adjective. (category theory) (Of a category) in which every monomorphism is normal.
NORMAL, adjective. (Of a real number) whose digits, in any base representation, enjoy a uniform distribution.
NORMAL, adjective. (topology) (Of a topology) in which disjoint closed sets can be separated by disjoint neighborhoods.
NORMAL, adjective. (rail transport) (Of points) in the default position, set for the most frequently used route.
NORMAL, noun. (geometry) A line or vector that is perpendicular to another line, surface, or plane.
NORMAL, noun. (slang) A person who is normal, who fits into mainstream society, as opposed to those who live alternative lifestyles.
NORMAL DEPTH, noun. The final depth of water in an open channel that is subject to continuous uniform flow
NORMAL DISTRIBUTION, noun. (statistics) Any of a family of continuous probability distributions such that the probability density function is the Gaussian function
NORMAL DISTRIBUTIONS, noun. Plural of normal distribution
NORMAL FAULT, noun. (geology) A type of fault in which the footwall moves up relative to the hanging wall.
NORMAL FAULTS, noun. Plural of normal fault
NORMAL FOR NORFOLK, adjective. (medicine) (slang) (UK) (derogatory) Peculiar or odd.
NORMAL FOR NORFOLK, adjective. (medicine) (slang) (UK) (derogatory) Of a patient, having lesser intellect.
NORMAL FORCE, noun. Any force acting normal, to a surface, or perpendicular to the tangent plane.
NORMAL FORM, noun. (databases) Any of various forms of a relational database providing criteria for determining a table's degree of vulnerability to logical inconsistencies and anomalies.
NORMAL FORM, noun. (game theory) A matrix that represents the possible outcomes of a game
NORMAL FORM, noun. (mathematics) A standard, canonical way of presenting an object.
NORMAL FORM GAME, noun. (game theory) Formally, a structure \( (P, \mathbf{S}, \mathbf{F}) \) where P = {1,2, ...,m} is a set of players, \(\mathbf{S}= (S_1, S_2, \ldots, S_m) \) is an m-tuple of pure strategy sets, one for each player, and \( \mathbf{F} = (F_1, F_2, \ldots, F_m) \) is an m-tuple of payoff functions.
NORMAL FORMS, noun. Plural of normal form
NORMAL GOOD, noun. (economics) a good for which demand increases when income increases and falls when income decreases but price remains constant, i.e. with a positive income elasticity of demand.
NORMAL HISTOLOGY, noun. The study of the microscopic structure of living tissue (histology) that is in good health (as opposed to pathological histology which studies that of diseased tissue).
NORMAL HYDROGEN ELECTRODE, noun. (physics) (chemistry) Alternative name for the standard hydrogen electrode; an electrode with a standard electrode potential of zero; used as a standard against which other electrodes are measured.
NORMAL HYDROGEN ELECTRODES, noun. Plural of normal hydrogen electrode
NORMAL LENS, noun. (photography) A lens which produces an image similar in detail and angular perspective to the view produced by the human eye, as distinct from a wide-angle lens or a telephoto lens.
NORMAL MODE, noun. A mode of an oscillating system in which all parts of the system move sinusoidally with the same frequency and with a fixed phase relation. The motion described by the normal modes is called resonance.
NORMAL MODES, noun. Plural of normal mode
NORMAL PAUSE, noun. (animation) The four frames of silence between each line of dialog. The name refers to what would be normal pausing between words in the cadence of someone's typical speech pattern.
NORMAL PAUSES, noun. Plural of normal pause
NORMAL POTENTIAL, noun. (physics) (chemistry) The electrode potential with reference to that of a normal hydrogen electrode
NORMAL SALINE, noun. (medicine) A solution of 0.9% w/v of NaCl, about 300 mOsm/L.
NORMAL SCHOOL, noun. (now historical) A school for training teachers, especially in mainland Europe and North America.
NORMAL SCHOOLS, noun. Plural of normal school
NORMAL SPACE, noun. (topology) A regular space with the additional property that for every disjoint pair of closed sets in that space, there is a disjoint pair of open sets which contain the closed sets, respectively.
NORMAL SPACES, noun. Plural of normal space
NORMAL SUBGROUP, noun. (group theory) A subgroup H of a group G that is invariant under conjugation; that is, for all elements h of H and for all elements g in G, the element ghg−1 is in H.
NORMAL SUBGROUPS, noun. Plural of normal subgroup
NORMAL TIME, noun. (soccer) the two standard 45-minute periods of play; usually in contrast with either injury time or extra time.

Dictionary definition

NORMAL, noun. Something regarded as a normative example; "the convention of not naming the main character"; "violence is the rule not the exception"; "his formula for impressing visitors".
NORMAL, adjective. Conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal; "serve wine at normal room temperature"; "normal diplomatic relations"; "normal working hours"; "normal word order"; "normal curiosity"; "the normal course of events".
NORMAL, adjective. In accordance with scientific laws.
NORMAL, adjective. Being approximately average or within certain limits in e.g. intelligence and development; "a perfectly normal child"; "of normal intelligence"; "the most normal person I've ever met".
NORMAL, adjective. Forming a right angle.

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin