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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] normalis.

Pronunciation

normal (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})
 Positive normal Comparative{{{1}}} Superlative{{{2}}}
1. According to norms or rules.
Organize the data into third normal form.
2. Usual; ordinary
Felicia baked the bread the normal way.
3. Healthy; not sick or ill
John is feeling normal again.
4. Pertaining to a school to teach teachers how to teach.
My grandmother attended Mankato State Normal School.
5. (informal, pejorative towards homosexuals) Heterosexual.
We don't like your sort around here - this bar is for normal people.
6. (chemistry) of, relating to, or being a solution containing one equivalent weight of solute per litre of solution.
7. (physics) (Of a mode in an oscillating system) In which all parts of an object vibrate at the same frequency; See normal mode
8. (geometry) Perpendicular to a tangent line or derivative of a surface in Euclidean space.
The interior normal vector of a ideal perfect sphere will always point toward the center, and the exterior normal vector directly away, and both will always be co-linear with the ray whose' tip ends at the point of intersection, which is the intersection of all three sets of points.
9. (algebra) (Of a subgroup) whose cosets form a group
10. (algebra) (Of a field extension of a field K) which is the splitting field of a family of polynomials in K
11. (probability theory) (Of a distribution) which has a very specific bell curve shape
12. (complex analysis) (Of a family of continuous functions) which is pre-compact
13. (set theory) (Of a function from the ordinals to the ordinals) which is strictly monotonically increasing and continuous with respect to the order topology
14. (linear algebra) (Of a matrix) which commutes with its conjugate transpose
15. (functional analysis) (Of a Hilbert space operator) which commutes with its adjoint
16. (category theory) (Of an epimorphism) which is the cokernel of some morphism
17. (category theory) (Of a monomorphism) which is the kernel of some morphism
18. (category theory) (Of a morphism) which is a normal epimorphism or a normal monomorphism
19. (category theory) (Of a category) in which every monomorphism is normal
20. (Of a real number) whose digits, in any base representation, enjoy a uniform distribution
21. (topology) (Of a topology) in which disjoint closed sets can be separated by disjoint neighborhoods
22. (rail transport, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) in the default position, set for the most frequently used route.

Noun

 Singular normal Plural {{{1}}}
normal ({{{1}}})
1. (geometry) A line or vector that is perpendicular to another.

French

Pronunciation

normal m (f normale, m plural normaux, f plural normales)

1. normal [Clarification of this translation from French is requested]

Spanish

normal m. and f. (plural normales)

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