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You are viewing the etymology of norm meaning: (Noun) (chess) A high level of performance in a chess tournament, several of which are required for a player to receive a title.. (philosophy, computer science) A sentence with non-descriptive meaning, [...](chess) A high level of performance in a chess tournament, several of which are required for a player to receive a title.. (philosophy, computer science) A sentence with non-descriptive meaning, [...]. You may also see other English etymologies of norm.
English word norm comes from Latin norma (A carpenter’s square. A norm, standard (rule, precept).).

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Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
norma Latin (lat) A carpenter’s square. A norm, standard (rule, precept).
norme French (fra) (mathematics) norm. Norm (normal state).
norm English (eng) (chess) A high level of performance in a chess tournament, several of which are required for a player to receive a title.. (philosophy, computer science) A sentence with non-descriptive meaning, such as a command, permission, or prohibition.. (usually, definite, the norm) That which is regarded as normal or typical.. (mathematics) A function, generally denoted v\mapsto\left|v\right| or [...]

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enormous