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Nor·mal

 (nôr′məl)
A town of central Illinois near Bloomington. It is the seat of Illinois State University, founded as a normal school in 1857.

nor·mal

 (nôr′məl)
adj.
1. Conforming with, adhering to, or constituting a norm, standard, pattern, level, or type; typical: normal room temperature; one's normal weight; normal diplomatic relations.
2. Biology Functioning or occurring in a natural way; lacking observable abnormalities or deficiencies.
3. Chemistry
a. Relating to or designating the normality of a solution.
b. Abbr. n Designating an aliphatic hydrocarbon having an acyclic unbranched chain of carbon atoms.
4. Mathematics
a. Being at right angles; perpendicular.
b. Perpendicular to the direction of a tangent line to a curve or a tangent plane to a surface.
5.
a. Relating to or characterized by average intelligence or development.
b. Free from mental illness; sane.
n.
1. The usual, expected, or standard state, form, amount, or degree: Temperatures have been above normal for this time of year.
2. Mathematics A perpendicular, especially a perpendicular to a line tangent to a plane curve or to a plane tangent to a space curve.

[Middle English, from Late Latin normālis, from Latin, made according to the square, from norma, carpenter's square; see gnō- in Indo-European roots.]

nor′mal·ly adv.

normal

(ˈnɔːməl)
adj
1. usual; regular; common; typical: the normal way of doing it; the normal level.
2. constituting a standard: if we take this as normal.
3. (Psychology) psychol
a. being within certain limits of intelligence, educational success or ability, etc
b. conforming to the conventions of one's group
4. (Biology) biology med (of laboratory animals) maintained in a natural state for purposes of comparison with animals treated with drugs, etc
5. (Chemistry) chem (of a solution) containing a number of grams equal to the equivalent weight of the solute in each litre of solvent. Symbol: N
6. (Chemistry) chem denoting a straight-chain hydrocarbon: a normal alkane. Prefix: n-, e.g. n-octane
7. (Mathematics) geometry another word for perpendicular1
n
8. the usual, average, or typical state, degree, form, etc
9. anything that is normal
10. (Mathematics) geometry a line or plane perpendicular to another line or plane or to the tangent of a curved line or plane at the point of contact
[C16: from Latin normālis conforming to the carpenter's square, from norma norm]
normality, ˈnormalcy n

nor•mal

(ˈnɔr məl)

adj.
1. conforming to the standard or the common type; usual; regular; natural.
2. serving to fix a standard.
3. of natural occurrence.
4. approximately average in any psychological trait, as intelligence, personality, or emotional adjustment.
5. free from any mental disorder; sane.
6. free from disease or malformation.
7.
a. being at right angles, as a line; perpendicular.
b. of the nature of or pertaining to a mathematical normal.
8.
a. (of a solution) containing one equivalent weight of the constituent in question in one liter of solution.
b. pertaining to an aliphatic hydrocarbon having a straight unbranched carbon chain, each carbon atom of which is joined to no more than two other carbon atoms.
n.
9. the normal form or state; the average or mean.
10. the standard or common type.
11.
a. a perpendicular line or plane, esp. one perpendicular to a tangent line of a curve, or a tangent plane of a surface, at the point of contact.
b. the portion of this perpendicular line included between its point of contact with the curve and the x-axis.
[1520–30; < Latin normālis, from norma]
nor•mal′i•ty, n.
nor′mal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.normal - something regarded as a normative examplenormal - 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"
practice - knowledge of how something is usually done; "it is not the local practice to wear shorts to dinner"
mores - (sociology) the conventions that embody the fundamental values of a group
code of behavior, code of conduct - a set of conventional principles and expectations that are considered binding on any person who is a member of a particular group
universal - a behavioral convention or pattern characteristic of all members of a particular culture or of all human beings; "some form of religion seems to be a human universal"
Adj.1.normal - 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"
sane - mentally healthy; free from mental disorder; "appears to be completely sane"
standard - conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value; or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind; "windows of standard width"; "standard sizes"; "the standard fixtures"; "standard brands"; "standard operating procedure"
abnormal, unnatural - not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm; "abnormal powers of concentration"; "abnormal amounts of rain"; "abnormal circumstances"; "an abnormal interest in food"
2.normal - in accordance with scientific laws
paranormal - not in accordance with scientific laws; "what seemed to be paranormal manifestations"
3.normal - 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"
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
abnormal - departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development; "they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal"; "an abnormal personality"
4.normal - forming a right angle
geometry - the pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces
perpendicular - intersecting at or forming right angles; "the axes are perpendicular to each other"

normal

adjective
1. usual, common, standard, average, natural, regular, ordinary, acknowledged, typical, conventional, routine, accustomed, habitual, run-of-the-mill The two countries have resumed normal diplomatic relations. The hospital claimed they were simply following their normal procedure.
usual rare, unusual, remarkable, exceptional, peculiar, abnormal, irregular, uncommon, singular, unnatural
2. sane, reasonable, rational, lucid, well-adjusted, compos mentis (Latin), in your right mind, mentally sound, in possession of all your faculties Depressed patients are more likely to become ill than normal people.

normal

adjective
Commonly encountered:
Translations
عادي، طَبيعيعَادِيّ
normální
normalraskalmindelig
hariliknormaal
normaalisäännöllinen
normalan
jól
normal; eîlilegur, venjulegur
普通の
정상의
normali būklėnormaliai
normāls, parasts
normaalnormalegewonegewoon
običajen
normal
ปรกติ
bình thường

normal

[ˈnɔːməl]
A. ADJ
1. (= usual) → normal
it's perfectly normal to feel that wayes muy normal sentirse así, no hay nada raro en sentirse así
above/below normalpor encima/debajo de lo normal
to carry on as normalseguir haciendo todo como de costumbre
to get back or return to normal [situation] → normalizarse, volver a la normalidad
"normal service will be resumed as soon as possible"se reanudará la emisión lo antes posible
I woke at the normal timeme desperté a la hora de siempre
he bought a return ticket instead of the normal singlecompró un billete de ida y vuelta en vez del de sólo ida que solía comprar
2. (= well-adjusted) [person] → normal
3. (= healthy) [baby] → normal; [pregnancy] → sin complicaciones
4. (Math, Chem) → normal
B. CPD normal school N (US) (o.f.) → escuela f normal

normal

[ˈnɔːrməl]
adj
(not out of the ordinary)normal(e)
a normal car → une voiture normale
to lead a normal life → mener une vie normale
in normal circumstances, under normal circumstances → en temps normal
to continue as normal → se poursuivre normalement
worse than normal → pire que d'habitude
(= habitual) [place, time] → habituel(le)
at the normal time → à l'heure habituelle normal time
(= physically or mentally healthy) → normal(e)
n
to get back to normal [situation, person, family] → revenir à la normale
to return to normal [weather, conditions] → redevenir normal(e)

normal

adj
normal; (= customary)üblich; it’s a perfectly or quite a normal thingdas ist völlig normal; it’s perfectly normal for you to feel that wayes ist vollkommen normal, dass Sie so empfinden; it’s normal practicedas ist so üblich; normal temperature/consumption/outputNormaltemperatur f/-verbrauch m/-leistung f; normal view (Comput) → Normalansicht f; he is not his normal self todayer ist heute so anders; a higher than normal risk of infectionein Infektionsrisiko, das über dem Normalen liegt
(Math) → senkrecht
(Chem) normal solutionNormallösung f
n no pl (of temperature)Normalwert m, → Durchschnitt m; (Math) → Senkrechte f; (to tangent) → Normale f; temperatures below normalTemperaturen unter dem Durchschnitt; her temperature is below/above normalsie hat Untertemperatur/erhöhte Temperatur; when things/we are back to or return to normalwenn sich alles wieder normalisiert hat; just carry on as normalmachen Sie einfach normal weiter; life went on as normaldas Leben ging normal weiter

normal

[ˈnɔːml]
1. adjnormale
it was quite normal for him to object → era perfettamente normale che obiettasse
it is perfectly normal to be left-handed → è perfettamente normale or naturale essere mancini
2. n
a. to return to normaltornare alla normalità
above/below normal → al disopra/al disotto della norma
b. (Math) → normale f

normal

(ˈnoːməl) adjective
usual; without any special characteristics or circumstances. How much work do you do on a normal day?; normal people; His behaviour is not normal.
norˈmality (-ˈmӕ-) noun
normally adverb
1. in a usual, ordinary way. He was behaving quite normally yesterday.
2. usually; most often. I normally go home at 4 o'clock.

normal

عَادِيّ normální normal normal ομαλός normal normaali normal normalan normale 普通の 정상의 normaal normal normalny normal обычный normal ปรกติ normal bình thường 正常的

nor·mal

a. normal, natural, regular.

normal

adj normal
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