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norm  (nôrm)
n.
1. A standard, model, or pattern regarded as typical: the current middle-class norm of two children per family.
2. Mathematics
a. A mode.
b. An average.
c. The length of a vector.

[French norme, from Old French, from Latin norma, carpenters square, norm; see gn- in Indo-European roots.]
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