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- n. Any of various forms of a relational database providing criteria for determining a table's degree of vulnerability to logical inconsistencies and anomalies.
- n. A matrix that represents the possible outcomes of a game
- n. A standard, canonical way of presenting an object.
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Chrismation and Imposition of hands after Baptism, followed as it was by Communion, was evidently the only normal form of Confirmation.
The cenobitical life steadily became the normal form of the religious calling, and the eremitical one the exceptional form, requiring a long previous training.