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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Less than normal; below the average.
  • noun One who is regarded as subnormal in some respect, such as in intelligence or coordination.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Less than normal: abnormal by defect or deficiency.
  • In mathematics, cut off by the normal.
  • noun That part of the axis of a bscissas of a curve which is intercepted between the normal and the ordinate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Geom.) That part of the axis of a curved line which is intercepted between the ordinate and the normal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Less than normal.
  • adjective computing theory denormal
  • noun geometry That part of the axis of a curved line which is intercepted between the ordinate and the normal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person of less than normal intelligence
  • adjective below normal or average

Etymologies

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sub- +‎ normal

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