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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.

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