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normalize

Line breaks: nor¦mal|ize
Pronunciation: /ˈnɔːm(ə)lʌɪz
 
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(also normalise)

Definition of normalize in English:

verb

1Bring or return to a normal or standard condition or state: [with object]: the two countries normalized diplomatic relations in 1995 [no object]: the situation had normalized
More example sentences
  • The talks were originally meant to focus on normalizing diplomatic relations which would bring Japanese economic aid to North Korea.
  • Between 1988 and 1994, China normalized or established diplomatic relations with 18 countries, as well as with the Soviet successor states.
  • The adverse balance has persisted since 1965, when the two countries normalized their diplomatic relations.
2 [with object] Mathematics Multiply (a series, function or item of data) by a factor that makes the norm or some associated quantity such as an integral equal to a desired value (usually 1): both sets of data have been normalized such that the lowest value is equal to 1
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  • For this analysis, all residual values were normalized according to the square-root of the line scan intensity and plotted as a function of distance from the nearest Z line.
  • Following convention, quantity terms were normalized using the data means to have mean values of one.
  • Areas under spectral curves were first normalized to the same value before curves were subtracted.
2.1 Computing (In floating-point representation) express (a number) in the standard form as regards the position of the radix point, usually immediately following the first non-zero digit.

Derivatives

normalization

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
Example sentences
  • This normalization is institutionalized by different public and private US agencies.
  • I have database design exam this Friday and I as yet don't know what normalization is, or rather how to do it.
  • Thirty years have passed since the normalization of relations between China and Japan.

normalizer

2
noun

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