A geologic fault in which the hanging wall has moved downward relative to the footwall. Normal faults occur where two blocks of rock are pulled apart, as by tension. Compare reverse fault. See Note and illustration at fault.
- Normal form
1. In reduction systems, the state of a term which contains no reducible expressions. Variants include head normal form, weak head normal form. 2. See database normalisation.
- Normal human plasma
normal human plasma n. Sterile plasma obtained by pooling the liquid portion of whole blood to which has been added a solution of potassium or sodium citrate, or both, from eight or more healthy adult humans and by exposing it to ultraviolet light to destroy bacterial and viral contaminants.
- Normal human serum albumin
normal human serum albumin n. A sterile preparation of serum albumin obtained by fractionating blood plasma proteins from healthy persons and used as a transfusion material.
1. A transformation applied uniformly to each element in a set of data so that the set has some specific statistical property. For example, monthly measurements of the rainfall in London might be normalised by dividing each one by the total for the year to give a profile of rainfall throughout the year. 2. Representation […]