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- n. Any process that makes something more normal or regular, which typically means conforming to some regularity or rule, or returning from some state of abnormality.
- n. standardization, act of imposing standards or norms or rules or regulations.
- n. In relational database design, a process that breaks down data into record groups for efficient processing, by eliminating redundancy.
- n. Process of establishing normal diplomatic relations between two countries
- n. globalization, the process of making a worldwide normal and dominant model of production and consumption
- n. Template:operations Making a normalized production.
- n. Sharing or enforcement of standard policies
- n. A process whereby artificial and unwanted norms of behaviour and models of behaviour are made to seem natural and wanted, through propaganda, influence, imitation and conformity.
- n. The process of removing statistical error in repeated measured data.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Reduction to a standard or normal state.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of making normal; in biology, any process by which modified or morphologically abnormal forms and relations may be reduced, either actually or ideally, to their known primitive and presumed normal conditions; morphological rectification.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the imposition of standards or regulations
From Latin norma (Wiktionary)