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normal form

[′nȯr·məl ′fȯrm]
(computer science)
The form of a floating-point number whose mantissa lies between 0.1 and 1.0.

normal form

(reduction)
In reduction systems, the state of a term which contains no reducible expressions. Variants include head normal form, weak head normal form.

normal form

(database)
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Due to the lipophilic nature of curcumin, the sorption of this substance is very low in normal forms of eating such as powders, capsules and tablets.
However, most "Htt-lowering" methods decrease the levels of both disease-causing and normal forms of Htt.
The scientists, who conducted experiments on human cell lines in laboratory at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, said they suspect that the two genes in their normal forms evolved to protect cells against the damaging effects of acetaldehyde, which can lead to cancer.
Borderline personality disorder patients can indeed be frustrating to treat, remarked Jerome Wakefield, a social worker at New York University who has criticized DSM for incorporating normal forms of sadness into the definition of depression.
John Partridge, senior curator of animals, said: "The stockings and presents are more than just festive decoration, they are also a seasonal take on our normal forms of enrichment, encouraging the animals to hunt and forage for their food, making dinner time even more exciting.
The artist takes normal forms and breaks them up into shapes such as squares, triangles, and circles.
He proceeds mostly with examples, and readers need not understand the physical bases of the examples to follow his description of the normal forms techniques.
Some topics discussed include singularities and self-similarities in gravitational collapse, horospherical geometry in the hyperbolic space, superconformal field theory and operator algebras, and quantum Birkhoff normal forms and semiclassical analysis.
Keywords: XML, XML functional dependencies, XML normal forms, XML schema design
Further analysis showed an increase in the percent of normal forms of sperm and an increase in the acrosome reaction of over 100% was observed in the CoQ10 group, compared with a 1% increase in the placebo group.
After all, the civil rights of innocent victims far outweigh those of serial sex offenders who have gone beyond the scope of normal forms of treatment.
For readers' reference, Table 1 lists the normal forms that are presently known.