Normal

# Normal

WordNet

(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"
Wiktonary

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. of, relating to, or being a solution containing one equivalent weight of solute per litre of solution.
7. (Of a mode in an oscillating system) In which all parts of an object vibrate at the same frequency; See normal mode
8. 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. (Of a subgroup) whose cosets form a group
10. (Of a field extension of a field K) which is the splitting field of a family of polynomials in K
11. (Of a distribution) which has a very specific bell curve shape
12. (Of a family of continuous functions) which is pre-compact
13. (Of a function from the ordinals to the ordinals) which is strictly monotonically increasing and continuous with respect to the order topology
14. (Of a matrix) which commutes with its conjugate transpose
15. (Of a Hilbert space operator) which commutes with its adjoint
16. (Of an epimorphism) which is the cokernel of some morphism
17. (Of a monomorphism) which is the kernel of some morphism
18. (Of a morphism) which is a normal epimorphism or a normal monomorphism
19. (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. (Of a topology) in which disjoint closed sets can be separated by disjoint neighborhoods
22. 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

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. 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|statistics}} (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|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

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