normal

[ nawr-muh l ]
/ ˈnɔr məl /

adjective

noun

Origin of normal

1520–30; < Latin normālis made according to a carpenter's square, equivalent to norm(a) (see norm) + -ālis -al1

Related forms

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British Dictionary definitions for semi-normal

normal

/ (ˈnɔːməl) /

adjective

noun

Derived Forms

normality (nɔːˈmælɪtɪ) or esp US normalcy, noun

Word Origin for normal

C16: from Latin normālis conforming to the carpenter's square, from norma norm
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Medicine definitions for semi-normal

normal

[ nôrməl ]

adj.

n.

The usual or the expected state, form, amount, or degree.
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