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1. Bringing something into conformance with a standard or norm.
2. Reducing or strengthening a solution so as to render it chemically normal.
3. Adjusting the values in a determination to an arbitrary standard, usually by multiplying all of them by the same factor so that their total equals a value known by an independent determination.
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1. Making normal or according to the standard.
2. Reducing or strengthening of a solution to make it normal.
3. Adjusting one curve to another by multiplication of the points of the one by some arbitrary factor.
Synonym(s): normalisation.
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Bringing something into conformance with a standard or norm.
Synonym(s): normalisation.
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Q. i dont feel normal..

A. I think everyone puts too much emphasis on the term "normal". Everyone has a different normal... What is normal for me is not going to be normal for anyone else. I think it is so important for everyone to refrain from comparing themselves to others... One will never feel normal when comparing oneself to others.

If you are feeling less than normal for YOUR normal, I am sorry to hear that you are feeling that way. Try to remember everything is impermanant and this feeling will pass. You are perfectly you!

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The normal range is 70 to 270 nmol/L. However, the interpretation of blood test is more complex than simple range, so if you have any questions or concerns about this subject you may want to consult a doctor.

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We then decompose [ No] into two relations and remove the attribute oName from that relation to get all relations into 3NF:
The algorithms are dependency preserving as the original Client Rental relation can be recreated by joining the 3NF relations [R.sub.(clNo, property No)], [R.sub.clNo], [ No] and [R.sub.ownerNo] through the primary key/foreign key mechanism.
In this paper we have presented algorithms for relational database normalization into 2NF and 3NF using their general definitions in a step-by-step feature.
A schema R = (U, F) is in 3NF if for every FD X [right arrow] A [member of] [F.sup.+], holds:
In practice, 3NF is accepted as the most desirable form of relational schemas It does not eliminate all redundancies but guaranties dependency preservation.
We first formalize the concepts of 2NF, 3NF, and BCNF [Ullman 1988; Mannila and Raiha 1992; Atzeni and De Antonellis 1993].
R is in Third Normal Form (3NF) with respect to F (or simply in 3NF whenever F is understood from context) if, for every nontrivial FD, X [right arrow] A [element of] F, either X is a superkey for R or A is prime.
Pratt and Adamski (2005) state "The most common normal forms are the first normal form (1NF), second normal form (2NF), third normal form (3NF), and fourth normal form (4NF)" (p.
Should it be sufficient to leave students with the impression that 3NF relations are suitable for business or sufficient for most applications?
In this way, our approach does not produce objects that are equivalent to the 3NF, BCNF, or 4NF (if an object is seen as a relation), but produces an object that derives the user's GD-constraints.
We should note that it is not always possible to derive a lossless FD-preserving decomposition such that all its schemes are in BCNF; a lossless FD-preserving decomposition into schemes in the third normal form (3NF), which is slightly weaker than BCNF, can always be achieved (cf.
The central part of the article gives the definitions of temporal BCNF (TBCNF) and temporal 3NF (T3NF) and algorithms for achieving TBCNF and T3NF decompositions.