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1    usual; regular; common; typical  
the normal way of doing it, the normal level     
2    constituting a standard  
if we take this as normal     
3      (Psychol)  
a    being within certain limits of intelligence, educational success or ability, etc.  
b    conforming to the conventions of one's group  
4      (Biology, med)   (of laboratory animals) maintained in a natural state for purposes of comparison with animals treated with drugs, etc.  
5      (Chem)   (of a solution) containing a number of grams equal to the equivalent weight of the solute in each litre of solvent.,   (Symbol)    N  
6      (Chem)   denoting a straight-chain hydrocarbon: a normal alkane. Prefix: n-, e.g. n-octane  
7      (Geometry)      another word for       perpendicular       1  
8    the usual, average, or typical state, degree, form, etc.  
9    anything that is normal  
10      (Geometry)   a line or plane perpendicular to another line or plane or to the tangent of a curved line or plane at the point of contact  
     (C16: from Latin normalis conforming to the carpenter's square, from norma norm)  
   normality            (esp. U.S.)  
  normalcy      n  
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1    accustomedness, averageness, commonness, commonplaceness, conventionality, habitualness, naturalness, ordinariness, popularity, regularity, routineness, typicality, usualness  
2    adjustment, balance, rationality, reason, sanity  

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