Meaning of NORMAL in English

NORMAL

I. adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

get back to normal

Life was beginning to get back to normal .

in the normal/ordinary course of sth

His bravery was far more than was required in the normal course of duty.

lead a normal/quiet/busy etc life

If the operation succeeds, Carly will be able to lead a normal life.

He has led a charmed life been very fortunate .

live a normal life

He’s not well enough to live a normal life .

normal circumstances

In normal circumstances, a child’s language will develop naturally.

normal

He was born with normal hearing but became deaf at the age of 11.

normal

I think my childhood was fairly normal.

normal

A normal pulse is between 70 and 90 beats a minute.

normal

Short-sighted children may be unaware of what people with normal vision can see.

normal/abnormal

They thought their son’s behaviour was perfectly normal.

Were there any signs of abnormal behaviour?

normal/abnormal

The test enables doctors to detect abnormal cells.

normal/standard procedure

It’s standard procedure to take photographs of the scene of the crime.

reverted to normal

After a few weeks, everything reverted to normal .

sb’s normal/usual/regular routine

Although he'd gone, I continued with my normal routine.

the normal/usual pattern

As soon as she could, she resumed the normal pattern of her life.

your normal/usual self

When she came home at Christmas she seemed very quiet and not her normal self.

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■ ADVERB

as

If that happens as normal , then the puffins have a better chance of survival.

Instead, the problems were soon treated as normal , and eventually, as routine.

The region is prey to drug and crime syndicates, and a cynical political class that accepts corruption as normal .

The worst thing is that you start accepting this as normal .

If your roll to wound is successful the individual receives not one wound as normal , but D6 wounds.

And all this was insouciantly described as normal .

This is recorded as normal vision.

The streets of Baghdad functioned as normal Saturday, but people expressed fear of more air strikes.

more

Half a century earlier his behaviour would have seemed much more normal and aroused much less criticism.

In more normal weather, 98 percent of the San Joaquin is diverted for irrigation.

The thing that made me feel he was more normal was this little bit of dialogue.

Like most of us who grieve in more normal situations, they have to be asking themselves: Why this particular person?

Cassie smiled weakly and said in a much more normal tone, It's in the cupboard, Jen.

At certain points it can reach 10 feet but a few feet is more normal .

It did not take long for the three to put the electricity back on, and at once everything seemed more normal .

That would have been normal , surely; more normal than this chill she felt.

perfectly

This startling discovery has supported the idea that cancer develops when a cell contains too much of a perfectly normal cellular protein.

I called back, panicked, but the nurse told me that was perfectly normal .

A perfectly normal canine went barking mad with lust when Lizzy pressed the printer.

Peter was just two at the time, a perfectly normal child.

A case of perfectly normal metastasis.

It's despair that perfectly normal young men can be made vicious and evil because they've won a lot of money.

This is perfectly normal when the body goes through the physiological changes which are often brought about by the Technique.

Antecedent permission seems therefore perfectly normal .

quite

He sounded quite normal when he phoned, just annoyed about the holiday.

This was quite normal , and their professor had said there was no cure, but no long-lasting effect either.

The walls were mostly slate, apparently quite normal , grained rock produced by a perfectly standard physical process of alluvial deposition.

However, this language is not quite normal .

It's quite normal in a way, I suppose.

She would think it was quite normal .

Women pastors have long been regarded as something quite normal .

Six o'clock is quite normal , and if you're in the right area, pre-theatre specials are always good value.

■ NOUN

circumstances

Who, under normal circumstances , wouldn't have?

Under normal circumstances barred owls do not frequent built-up areas.

It was also, under normal circumstances , free of serious risk that the quarry would fight back.

So under normal circumstances , it would have stopped before running one wheel up on the side of the rock.

Under normal circumstances , such as those which have pertained there for at least 685 years, it would hardly have been worth investigating.

Under normal circumstances this is as fair a valuation method to both parties as can be achieved.

In normal circumstances , of course, I would not dream of doing this.

Under normal circumstances you will be carrying an unnecessarily heavy and bulky camera.

course

He just had to let things run their normal course .

His command of a heavy cruiser followed the normal course for promotion to flag rank.

What is the normal course of progression of addictive disease?

With that in mind, the president may ultimately decide to let the appeals process take its normal course .

In the normal course of events, the registration continues unless and until it is cancelled by the Society.

To begin to answer these questions, we first explore the normal course of human language development.

In the normal course of conversation I wouldn't talk about politics, I'd talk more about shagging.

Marketable securities, accounts receivable, and inventories are continually being converted into cash in the normal course of business.

form

This transitive dependency should not exist in third normal form .

In its normal form the gene, called p53, appears to act as a sentinel against excessive cell growth.

Fig. 3.24 First normal form First normal form: The first stage of normalisation includes the filling in of details.

In these species, head-butting is the normal form of fighting.

Fig. 3.27 Third normal form Relations are normalised because unnormalised relations prove difficult to use.

Some may require the full power of a normal form , while some can be derived directly.

The third section identifies a number of situations where such equivalences can arise, and develops a normal form for finite programs.

level

At normal level but cold and clear.

In the fourth quarter, premiums went back to their normal levels .

The real measure should be whether selection is significant against normal levels of background variation.

Experts say it would take years of equally historic rainfall to get water supplies back to normal levels .

Therefore, the lighting that had been installed to provide a normal level of additional illumination could not be described as plant.

Eastern winds have brought what had been fair sport back to a normal level for the time of year.

Gloucester, the amount of ammonia was more than fifteen times the normal level .

life

She had enough nerve for anything in her normal life but this contact with crime was different.

In the ocean they live to be 40, double their normal life expectancy in captivity.

But you can't stop that child from living a normal life .

A few of the very best analysts, months into their new jobs, lost their will to live normal lives .

Harry will probably get over his affection for Lucy once we return to a normal life again.

In the case of a normal life interest trust the trustee expenses will reduce the taxpayer's total income.

Though leading outwardly normal lives , many from the Kindertransporte were still subject to emotional repercussions long into adult life.

You may feel that you have suddenly been excluded from normal life .

people

The two men have never had any disagreements that normal people couldn't sort out.

The characters are not exaggerations, but normal people with a Texas flavor.

To get away from the fog, to be with normal people again.

This situation can cause them to store away more fat than normal people , and can eventually lead to diabetes.

But big-beast politicians aren't wholly normal people .

There may be no reason for normal people to go to such extremes.

The Piaroa leaders, the ruwatu, take more skills of wizardry within themselves than normal people .

In doses far below those used for anesthetic purposes, ketamine makes normal people become acutely psychotic.

practice

The management of Disinfection Disinfection in normal practice presents a challenge to management.

But the new law failed to change normal practice , and such cases remained rare.

This is a normal practice where, for instance, the night porter books in a guest after reception has closed.

The normal practice is to appoint two or more directors, one of whom is the company secretary.

I gather this is normal practice but I find it a little unreasonable.

It is normal practice for the heads to specify that each party will be responsible for the costs of its own advisers.

For others the wearing of nightclothes may be contrary to their normal practice .

It is normal practice for the definitive sale and purchase agreement to be drafted by the acquirer's solicitors.

procedure

They say it's normal procedure at other Universities to wash contaminated materials like rubber gloves and glass containers.

This is normal procedure inmost research institutions.

Under normal procedures the Supreme Court would rule on the motion before the 1992 presidential elections took place.

It appears that he was spared the normal procedure of having his fingerprints and photograph taken.

This is normal procedure and need cause you no concern.

An army spokesman said that the security vetting of personnel was a normal procedure in all defence forces.

It is the normal procedure in the vast majority of cases.

On appeal he was found not guilty because he was carrying out a normal procedure approved by the medical profession.

range

How can I keep within the normal range when this sort of thing happens?

They have since returned to their normal range .

The indices examined all improved significantly to within the normal range after one year on diet.

Uricosuric agents generally do not lower uric acid levels below the normal range .

An average figure is about seven heads high, but anything between six and eight heads is well within the normal range .

Men in their 60s and 70s often have testosterone levels in the low end of the normal range for young men.

Serum creatinine, amylase, serum asparate transaminase, and serum alanine transaminase were within the normal range .

The transparency measures, also within the normal range , were similarly unremarkable.

self

I was not my normal self ... I felt very deeply for him.

With men other than Hank he was his normal self , or better.

She looked defeated, quite unlike her normal self .

But when nobody was there she changed to her normal self again.

Just not like my normal self at all.

Perhaps it was the contrast between this creature and my normal self .

For some reason he is angered out of his normal self and clearly Ana is miserable.

Jekyll is his normal self again - at least, he was until last week.

subject

The normal subject displayed only short bursts of reflux with a maximum duration of four minutes.

About 80 percent of normal subjects make this error.

Data were compared with those obtained in 18 normal subjects .

Panel A shows the basal state before any administration of fluid to a normal subject .

In this study, we found platelet activating factor in four of 13 normal subjects .

This meal was designed to include many reflux provoking foods to maximise postprandial reflux in normal subjects .

Recent studies with ambulatory pressure monitoring systems indicate that an appreciable number of non-peristaltic contractions are commonly found in apparently normal subjects .

In normal subjects in the fasted state segmenting pressure activity is low and little transit of marker is seen.

way

We seek to make such discussions as different as possible from the normal way in which we work.

Now that's the normal way we think about things, and it makes a lot of sense.

Once you have worked out which models have been struck by the mortar work out damage in the normal way .

The points cost of these special characters comes out of your Character points allowance in the normal way .

We call upon everybody... to continue their work in the normal way .

And the hair that looked as though it had been dramatically carved out of something shiny rather than been grown in the normal way .

Drift has been allowed for on the outbound leg in the normal way and 1 minute has been flow outbound.

On completion the repair is primed and painted in the normal way .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

as per usual/normal

Besides which, you've missed the point as per usual: to speak is to admit existence.

Same old jolly camp-fire life went on as per usual.

be common/standard/normal practice

It is normal practice for the definitive sale and purchase agreement to be drafted by the acquirer's solicitors.

It is normal practice for the heads to specify that each party will be responsible for the costs of its own advisers.

It is normal practice for the purchaser to order a survey for two reasons.

It is normal practice for the vendor to disclose various documents to the purchaser as part of the disclosure exercise.

Motorcycles would be kept out by barriers at each end - this is normal practice for cycle/pedestrian paths.

The first is the wide variation in specification and finish that are standard practice in the motor industry.

This is standard practice , but such an event is unlikely.

Whatever the circumstances, it is standard practice in embryo transfer to introduce several embryos at a time.

in the normal course of events

Your copies of the books will follow in the normal course of events and should be with you soon.

the usual/normal/general run of sth

Anything of quality was exciting in those days, for the usual run of food was of a dullness today hardly comprehensible.

Credit taken by the general run of consumers - those not in an extremity of financial need - was not specially regulated.

In the normal run of things I would have had no business there, no access.

It has been designed to be different from the usual run of the mill international tax conference.

It ought to be said that this particular extract poses more difficulties than the normal run of parish registers.

This, however, was not the normal run of things.

What should we do when confronted with claims which are conspicuously at odds with the general run of experience?

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a normal healthy baby

Any normal boy of his age would be interested in football.

Don't worry if Mike seemed rude - that's normal for him.

Her breathing was normal , but she had a very high temperature.

It's normal for young children to misbehave sometimes.

It is quite normal for children to be afraid of the dark.

It may have seemed unusually cold recently but experts say it's normal for this time of year.

It used to be normal practice to live at home with your parents until you got married.

It was a perfectly normal flight until the plane suddenly started to shake.

January 2nd is a public holiday in Scotland, but in England it is a normal working day.

Once the pain has gone away, you can resume your normal activities.

She went to bed at her normal time of eleven o'clock.

The new Ford looks like any normal car, but it has a special advanced engine.

They seemed like a perfectly normal family.

Tides will be six feet above normal this afternoon.

Under normal conditions, a number of plants grow well in aquariums.

When you start a new job, it's normal to feel somewhat overwhelmed.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

And with her body positioned at a slight incline, her spine benefits from the normal force of gravity.

But when electrical storms roll in, nothing is normal .

Donna, this is normal on a night when we have to work.

Everyone else is completely normal at Leeds.

Initially the child uses one-word sentences, but his or her language facility expands quickly given normal social interaction.

It is envisaged that much of the assessment will be done by teachers as an integral part of their normal classroom work.

The normal adult size is about seven inches.

This represents a £20 saving on the normal brochure price.

II. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

above

Medium Range Outlook Mostly sunny skies and temperatures slightly above normal is the expected weather over the next week.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

as per usual/normal

Besides which, you've missed the point as per usual: to speak is to admit existence.

Same old jolly camp-fire life went on as per usual.

be common/standard/normal practice

It is normal practice for the definitive sale and purchase agreement to be drafted by the acquirer's solicitors.

It is normal practice for the heads to specify that each party will be responsible for the costs of its own advisers.

It is normal practice for the purchaser to order a survey for two reasons.

It is normal practice for the vendor to disclose various documents to the purchaser as part of the disclosure exercise.

Motorcycles would be kept out by barriers at each end - this is normal practice for cycle/pedestrian paths.

The first is the wide variation in specification and finish that are standard practice in the motor industry.

This is standard practice , but such an event is unlikely.

Whatever the circumstances, it is standard practice in embryo transfer to introduce several embryos at a time.

halfway decent/normal/successful etc

And you need to be halfway decent and honest and real.

Discs viable, a second halfway decent act was required.

Reading about that stuff, downing really halfway decent coffee.

Sefelt has pulled back halfway normal, swelling up and down with big wet, rattling breaths.

in the normal course of events

Your copies of the books will follow in the normal course of events and should be with you soon.

the usual/normal/general run of sth

Anything of quality was exciting in those days, for the usual run of food was of a dullness today hardly comprehensible.

Credit taken by the general run of consumers - those not in an extremity of financial need - was not specially regulated.

In the normal run of things I would have had no business there, no access.

It has been designed to be different from the usual run of the mill international tax conference.

It ought to be said that this particular extract poses more difficulties than the normal run of parish registers.

This, however, was not the normal run of things.

What should we do when confronted with claims which are conspicuously at odds with the general run of experience?

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

These patients will always be slightly shorter than normal .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

In Texas, and all across the Southwest, rainfall this year is as much as 70-85 percent below normal .

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