|1.||[ adjective ] 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" "the normal course of events"
|Related terms:||abnormal average connatural modal natural median regular typical standard sane normalcy normality|
|2.||[ adjective ] in accordance with scientific laws|
|3.||[ adjective ] (geometry) forming a right angle|
|Related terms:||geometry perpendicular|
|4.||[ adjective ] (psychology) 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"
|Related terms:||abnormal psychology|
|5.||[ noun ] something regarded as a normative example|
|Synonyms:||rule pattern convention formula|
"the convention of not naming the main character" "violence is the rule not the exception" "his formula for impressing visitors"
|Related terms:||practice code_of_conduct mores formularize|