Norms



[nawrm] /nɔrm/

noun
1.
a standard, model, or pattern.
2.
general level or average:
Two cars per family is the norm in most suburban communities.
3.
Education.

4.
Mathematics.

/nɔːm/
noun
1.
an average level of achievement or performance, as of a group or person
2.
a standard of achievement or behaviour that is required, desired, or designated as normal
3.
(sociol) an established standard of behaviour shared by members of a social group to which each member is expected to conform
4.
(maths)

5.
(geology) the theoretical standard mineral composition of an igneous rock
/nɔːm/
noun
1.
a stereotype of the unathletic Australian male
n.

“standard, pattern, model,” 1821, from French norme, from Latin norma “carpenter’s square, rule, pattern,” of unknown origin. Klein suggests a borrowing (via Etruscan) of Greek gnomon “carpenter’s square.” The Latin form of the word, norma, was used in English in the sense of “carpenter’s square” from 1670s.
1.
standard
2.
model
3.
pattern

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