### adjective

**(1) **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"

**(2) **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"

**(3) **In accordance with scientific laws

**(4) **Forming a right angle

### noun

**(5) **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"

### Adjective

- According to norms or rules.
- Organize the data into third normal form.

- Usual; ordinary
- Felicia baked the bread the normal way.

- Healthy; not sick or ill
- John is feeling normal again.

- Pertaining to a school to teach teachers how to teach.
- My grandmother attended Mankato State Normal School.

- (informal, pejorative towards homosexuals) Heterosexual.
- We don't like your sort around here - this bar is for normal people.

- of, relating to, or being a solution containing one equivalent weight of solute per litre of solution.
- (Of a mode in an oscillating system) In which all parts of an object vibrate at the same frequency; See normal mode
- 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.

- (Of a subgroup) whose cosets form a group
- (Of a field extension of a field K) which is the splitting field of a family of polynomials in K
- (Of a distribution) which has a very specific bell curve shape
- (Of a family of continuous functions) which is pre-compact
- (Of a function from the ordinals to the ordinals) which is strictly monotonically increasing and continuous with respect to the order topology
- (Of a matrix) which commutes with its conjugate transpose
- (Of a Hilbert space operator) which commutes with its adjoint
- (Of an epimorphism) which is the cokernel of some morphism
- (Of a monomorphism) which is the kernel of some morphism
- (Of a morphism) which is a normal epimorphism or a normal monomorphism
- (Of a category) in which every monomorphism is normal
- (Of a real number) whose digits, in any base representation, enjoy a uniform distribution
- (Of a topology) in which disjoint closed sets can be separated by disjoint neighborhoods
- in the default position, set for the most frequently used route.

#### Synonyms

conventional,

ordinary,

standard,

usual hale, healthy,

well at

right angles to,

perpendicular, orthogonal heterosexual,

straight Gaussian
#### Antonyms

unconventional, nonstandard,

unusual ill, poorly

### Adjective

{{en-adj}}

- According to norms or rules.
- Organize the data into third normal form.

- Usual; ordinary
- Felicia baked the bread the normal way.

- Healthy; not sick or ill
- John is feeling normal again.

- Pertaining to a school to teach teachers how to teach.
- My grandmother attended Mankato State Normal School.

- (informal, pejorative towards homosexuals) Heterosexual.
- We don't like your sort around here - this bar is for normal people.

- of, relating to, or being a solution containing one equivalent weight of solute per litre of solution.
- {{physics}} (Of a mode in an oscillating system) In which all parts of an object vibrate at the same frequency; See normal mode
- {{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.

- {{algebra}} (Of a subgroup) whose cosets form a group
- {{algebra}} (Of a field extension of a field K) which is the splitting field of a family of polynomials in K
- {{probability theory|statistics}} (Of a distribution) which has a very specific bell curve shape
- {{complex analysis}} (Of a family of continuous functions) which is pre-compact
- {{set theory}} (Of a function from the ordinals to the ordinals) which is strictly monotonically increasing and continuous with respect to the order topology
- {{linear algebra}} (Of a matrix) which commutes with its conjugate transpose
- {{functional analysis}} (Of a Hilbert space operator) which commutes with its adjoint
- {{category theory}} (Of an epimorphism) which is the cokernel of some morphism
- {{category theory}} (Of a monomorphism) which is the kernel of some morphism
- {{category theory}} (Of a morphism) which is a normal epimorphism or a normal monomorphism
- {{category theory}} (Of a category) in which every monomorphism is normal
- (Of a real number) whose digits, in any base representation, enjoy a uniform distribution
- {{topology}} (Of a topology) in which disjoint closed sets can be separated by disjoint neighborhoods
- {{rail transport|of points}} in the default position, set for the most frequently used route.

#### Synonyms

conventional,

ordinary,

standard,

usual hale, healthy,

well at

right angles to,

perpendicular, orthogonal heterosexual,

straight Gaussian
#### Antonyms

unconventional, nonstandard,

unusual ill, poorly

### Adjective

{{en-adj}}

- According to norms or rules.
- Organize the data into third normal form.

- Usual; ordinary
- Felicia baked the bread the normal way.

- Healthy; not sick or ill
- John is feeling normal again.

- Pertaining to a school to teach teachers how to teach.
- My grandmother attended Mankato State Normal School.

- (informal, pejorative towards homosexuals) Heterosexual.
- We don't like your sort around here - this bar is for normal people.

- of, relating to, or being a solution containing one equivalent weight of solute per litre of solution.
- {{physics}} (Of a mode in an oscillating system) In which all parts of an object vibrate at the same frequency; See normal mode
- {{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.

- {{algebra}} (Of a subgroup) whose cosets form a group
- {{algebra}} (Of a field extension of a field K) which is the splitting field of a family of polynomials in K
- {{probability theory|statistics}} (Of a distribution) which has a very specific bell curve shape
- {{complex analysis}} (Of a family of continuous functions) which is pre-compact
- {{set theory}} (Of a function from the ordinals to the ordinals) which is strictly monotonically increasing and continuous with respect to the order topology
- {{linear algebra}} (Of a matrix) which commutes with its conjugate transpose
- {{functional analysis}} (Of a Hilbert space operator) which commutes with its adjoint
- {{category theory}} (Of an epimorphism) which is the cokernel of some morphism
- {{category theory}} (Of a monomorphism) which is the kernel of some morphism
- {{category theory}} (Of a morphism) which is a normal epimorphism or a normal monomorphism
- {{category theory}} (Of a category) in which every monomorphism is normal
- (Of a real number) whose digits, in any base representation, enjoy a uniform distribution
- {{topology}} (Of a topology) in which disjoint closed sets can be separated by disjoint neighborhoods
- {{rail transport|of points}} in the default position, set for the most frequently used route.

#### Synonyms

conventional,

ordinary,

standard,

usual hale, healthy,

well at

right angles to,

perpendicular, orthogonal heterosexual,

straight Gaussian
#### Antonyms

unconventional, nonstandard,

unusual ill, poorly {{sense|British),

sick,

unwell tangential

gay reverse
### Noun

{{en-noun}}

- {{geometry}} A line or vector that is perpendicular to another.
- {{slang}} A person who is normal, who fits into mainstream society, as opposed to those who live alternative lifestyles.