# Norm facts for kids

One common understanding of **norm** is: something that is regarded as normal or typical.

But it may mean as well:

- Norm (artificial intelligence)
- Norm (philosophy)
- Norm (sociology)
- Normative
- The diminutive of the proper name, "Norman"

In **mathematics**:

- Norm (mathematics), a map that assigns lengths to vectors
- Normed vector space
- Matrix norm

- Field norm in algebraic number theory and Galois theory
- Reduced norm in algebra over a field theory
- The nonnegative integer function in the definition of Euclidean domain
- The product of conjugate elements of an algebraic element
- In descriptive set theory, a map from a set into the ordinals (see prewellordering)
- A statistical concept in psychometrics

**Norm** may also be:

- Norm MacDonald (b. 1963), comedian and star of the 1999-2001 sitcom
*The Norm Show*(a.k.a.*Norm*) - Norm Abram, carpenter in the television show
*This Old House* - Norm Peterson, a character in the sitcom
*Cheers*and its spin-off*Norm* - Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material
- Norm, a character from the video game Crash Nitro Kart
- Norm the Genie, a villain in The Fairly OddParents
*Norm*, a character from the Life. Be in it. campaign.

**Norms** may refer to Norms Restaurants, a chain of restaurants in Southern California.

## Related pages

- Normal
- Norma (disambiguation)
- Surface normal

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