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Noun: norm  norm
  1. A standard, model or pattern regarded as typical
    "the current middle-class norm of two children per family"
     
  2. (statistics) a statistic describing the location of a distribution
    "it set the norm for American homes";
    - average
     
  3. (mathematics) the length of a vector
Verb: norm  norm
  1. (mathematics) scale to integrate to a standard value, usually one
    - normalize, normalise [Brit]

Derived forms: norms, normed, norming

Type of: criterion, measure, standard, statistic, touchstone

Encyclopedia: Norm