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Pronunciation: nor'mal-i-za'shun


  1. Bringing something into conformance with a standard or norm.
  2. Reducing or strengthening a solution so as to render it chemically normal.
  3. Adjusting the values in a determination to an arbitrary standard, usually by multiplying all of them by the same factor so that their total equals a value known by an independent determination.

See: normal3

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