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Etymology

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

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Adjective

normal (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

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normal

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  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.

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Noun

Singular
normal

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

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French

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

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

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Spanish

Adjective

normal m. and f. (plural normales)

  1. normal, standard, regular

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