an oscillation of a mechanical system in which all particles move with the same frequency and phase.
[nawr-muh l] /ˈnɔr məl/ adjective 1. conforming to the standard or the common type; usual; not abnormal; regular; natural. 2. serving to establish a standard. 3. Psychology. 4. Biology, Medicine/Medical. 5. Mathematics. 6. Chemistry. noun 7. the average or mean: Production may fall below normal. 8. the standard or type. 9. Mathematics. /ˈnɔːməl/ adjective 1. […]
- Normal order reduction
Under this evaluation strategy an expression is evaluated by reducing the leftmost outermost redex first. This method will terminate for any expression for which termination is possible, whereas applicative order reduction may not. This method is equivalent to passing arguments unevaluated because arguments are initially to the right of functions applied to them. See also […]
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noun, Chemistry. 1. (def 2). [pen-teyn] /ˈpɛn teɪn/ noun, Chemistry, Pharmacology. 1. a hydrocarbon of the methane series, existing in three liquid isomeric forms. 2. Also called normal pentane. the most important isomer of pentane, a colorless, flammable, water-insoluble, very volatile liquid, C 5 H 1 2 , obtained from petroleum by distillation: used chiefly […]