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  • n. A standard or normal presentation of a mathematical entity
  • n. Any of a set of representations of the resonance structure of a molecule each of which contributes to the real structure; a contributing structure
  • n. (rare) dictionary form. a basic form of a word used as a dictionary entry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the simples or most symmetrical form to which all functions of the same class can be reduced without lose of generality.

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