normality

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n normality conformity with the norm
    • n normality expectedness as a consequence of being usual or regular or common
    • n normality (of a solution) concentration expressed in gram equivalents of solute per liter
    • n normality being within certain limits that define the range of normal functioning
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The 2,000 Arabica coffee cherries it takes to make a roasted pound of coffee are normally picked by hand as they ripen. Since each cherry contains two beans, it takes about 4,000 Arabica beans to make a pound of roasted coffee.
    • n normality The character or state of being normal, or in accord with a rule or standard.
    • n normality In geometry, the property of being normal; normalcy.
    • n normality In chem. anal., the quality of being normal or of normal strength: said of a solution.
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Quotations

  • Edwin Way Teale
    Edwin Way Teale
    “Those who wish to pet and baby wild animals, love them. But those who respect their natures and wish to let them live normal lives, love them more.”
  • Joe Ancis
    Joe Ancis
    “The only normal people are the one's you don't know very well.”
  • Al Oerter
    Al Oerter
    “As long as I can concentrate and remain somewhat calm, I can normally do very well.”
  • Norman O. Brown
    Norman O. Brown
    “Freedom is poetry, taking liberties with words, breaking the rules of normal speech, violating common sense. Freedom is violence.”
  • Albert Camus
    Albert%20Camus
    “It is normal to give away a little of one's life in order not to lose it all.”
  • Michel Foucault
    Michel%20Foucault
    “The judges of normality are present everywhere. We are in the society of the teacher-judge, the doctor-judge, the educator-judge, the social worker -judge.”

Usage

In literature:

The normal state of our mind is a plurality of states of consciousness (polyideism).
"Essay on the Creative Imagination" by Th. Ribot
The "normal" price is the average price over a long term.
"Principles of Mining" by Herbert C. Hoover
Every trace of illness has disappeared, and all the organs are functioning normally.
"Self Mastery Through Conscious Autosuggestion" by Emile Coué
Property is normal, and is more normal in proportion as it is universal.
"What I Saw in America" by G. K. Chesterton
He returns with a new head; and this head never gets into normal relations with his heart.
"Appearances" by Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
There has not yet been a return to normal conditions, and some of the changes are probably permanent.
"The Economic Aspect of Geology" by C. K. Leith
If you'll just hold hard for a bit you'll forget normally, not artificially.
"The Dominant Dollar" by Will Lillibridge
The normal classes have theory and practise one hour each, the preparatory girls one hour weekly for their trades.
"Tuskegee & Its People: Their Ideals and Achievements" by Various
All were endowed with normal sexual impulse, but this was directed towards persons of normal stature.
"The Sexual Life of the Child" by Albert Moll
The normal period required for union may be extended from various causes.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
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In poetry:

Your girl was always real to me.
Her bones lie in a city by the sea.
Everything occurs too normally.
A unique love simply wears away.
"Lake" by Czeslaw Milosz

In news:

After Yale Bluebook experienced glitches Monday afternoon, including problems with its schedule worksheet feature, the site is back to running normally.
30 am Update Normal service resumes on Green, Blue and Yellow lines.
Instead of the normal donations of water and gatorade, this year t. Need this information.
NORMAL LAPSES vs WARNING SIGNS.
Under 25 - normal weight.
It's not your normal Hollywood love story.
A midsummer Senate debate on accounting reform legislation normally is not something that would generate a lot of public interest.
While the Morrises normally do not breed their dogs, on this occasion they were raising a litter of sheep dogs to give away as gifts to friends.
Now, it's normal for Zexmenia hispida to bloom in July.
As with each of the charity's programs, kids who would not normally have exposure to the great outdoors, get the experience of a lifetime.
When it feels like incompetency is the new normal, what can you do to protect yourself.
Then things go back to normal, which is not good.
Michael Hunsaker, left, Casey Canino, Melinda Parrett and Garrett Bruce are cast members in "Next to Normal," playing at the New Helvetia Theatre.
And is that doggie breath normal.
For Dené Mesick, that would normally be true, but these are not normal times.
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In science:

Let g : X ′ → X be a generically finite morphism from a normal G-variety X ′ to a normal variety X which is birationally equivalent to the quotient morphism f : X ′ → X ′/G.
McKay correspondence for elliptic genera
Let (X, E ) be a Kawamata log-terminal G-normal pair and let Z be a smooth G-equivariant locus in X which is normal crossing to S upp(E ).
McKay correspondence for elliptic genera
Let N1 be the subbundle of the normal bundle to Z g,h in X that is the image of the normal bundle of Z g,h in Z .
McKay correspondence for elliptic genera
Let N2 be the subbundle of the normal bundle to Z g,h that is the image of the normal bundle of Z g,h in X g,h .
McKay correspondence for elliptic genera
Indeed, in view of the normal crossing condition on S upp(E ) and Z , each Ek gives a quotient bundle of the normal bundle to Z and the sum over all Ek is (locally) a quotient of N2 ⊕ N3 .
McKay correspondence for elliptic genera
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