Normal Definition

nôrməl
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adjective
Conforming with or constituting an accepted standard, model, or pattern; esp., corresponding to the median or average of a large group in type, appearance, achievement, function, development, etc.; natural; usual; standard; regular.
Webster's New World
Functioning or occurring in a natural way; lacking observable abnormalities or deficiencies.
American Heritage Medicine
Occurring naturally.
Normal immunity.
Webster's New World
Designating or of a salt formed by replacing all the replaceable hydrogen of an acid with a metal or metals.
Webster's New World
Designating or of a solution which contains an amount of the dissolved substance chemically equivalent to one gram atom of hydrogen per liter of solution.
Webster's New World
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noun
normals
Anything normal.
Webster's New World
The usual state, amount, degree, etc.; esp., the median or average.
Webster's New World
A perpendicular; esp., a perpendicular to a line tangent to a curve, at its point of tangency.
Webster's New World

(slang) A person who is normal, who fits into mainstream society, as opposed to those who live alternative lifestyles.

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A town of central Illinois near Bloomington. It is the seat of Illinois State University, founded as a normal school in 1857.
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Other Word Forms of Normal

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Singular:
normal
Plural:
normals

Origin of Normal

  • Middle English from Late Latin normālis from Latin made according to the square from norma carpenter's square gnō- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin normālis.

    From Wiktionary

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