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Verb

Infinitive
to normalize

Third person singular
normalizes

Simple past
normalized

Past participle
-

Present participle
normalizing

to normalize (third-person singular simple present normalizes, present participle normalizing, simple past and past participle normalized)
  1. To format in a standardized manner, to make consistent.
    We'll need to normalize these statements before we can compare them.
  2. To make normal, to make standard
    There is little hope that the two countries will normalize relations; the administration of each country seems to hate each other and would just as soon stay on bad terms.
  3. (statistics) To reduce to variations by excluding irrelevant aspects.
    After we properly normalize the measurements with respect to age, gender, geography and economic considerations, there remains little evidence of a difference between the two groups.
  4. (rail transport, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to return a set of points to the normal position
  5. (rail transport, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to return to the normal position from the reverse position

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normal normalized normalizes normalizing normalization

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