Definition of normal :
1. A straight line or plane drawn from any point of a curve or surface so as to be perpendicular to the curve or surface at that point.
2. According to a square or rule; perpendicular; forming a right angle. Specifically: Of or pertaining to a normal.
3. According to an established norm, rule, or principle; conformed to a type, standard, or regular form; performing the proper functions; not abnormal; regular; natural; analogical.
4. Any perpendicular.
5. Denoting a solution of such strength that every cubic centimeter contains the same number of milligrams of the element in question as the number of its molecular weight.
6. Denoting certain hypothetical compounds, as acids from which the real acids are obtained by dehydration; thus, normal sulphuric acid and normal nitric acid are respectively S( OH) 6, and N( OH) 5.
7. Denoting that series of hydrocarbons in which no carbon atom is united with more than two other carbon atoms; as, normal pentane, hexane, etc. Cf. Iso-.
8. Standard; original; exact; typical.
prevalent, strong, convening, convention, ruler, cut-and-dried, compos mentis, form, dominion, formula, design, linguistic rule, unexceptional, shape, figure, practice, inbred, prosaic, nondescript, vigorous, approach pattern, clearheaded, healthy, radiation diagram, able-bodied, right, rule, unremarkable, regulation, workaday, whole, principle, conventionality, characteristic, fit, connatural, conventionalism, natural, pattern, traffic pattern, popular, public, native, recipe, inborn, prescript, surprise, sound, well, garden-variety, representative, chemical formula, robust, standard-issue, perpendicular, radiation pattern, archetypal, modal, spry, true, expression, typical, blueprint, fine
mediocre (part of speech: adjective)
average (part of speech: adjective)
ordered (part of speech: adjective)
regular (part of speech: adjective)
general, average, monotonous, customary, cyclical, steady, recurrent, periodic, stock, accustomed, usual, chronic, conventional, standard, commonplace, traditional, constant, mundane, rhythmic, canonical, orderly, common, prevailing, epochal, universal, frequent, habitual, everyday, routine, familiar, predominating, continual, ordinary, regular, orthodox, metronomic
sane (part of speech: adjective)
- For most persons, once in twenty- four hours is normal; for some, twice or even three times in the day. - "A Handbook of Health", Woods Hutchinson.
- But the valley was not exactly a normal one. - "Sand Doom", William Fitzgerald Jenkins.
- In normal times the concern employes twenty thousand men and women, equally divided. - "A Journey Through France in War Time", Joseph G. Butler, Jr..