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# canon

## English

(wikipedia canon)

### Noun

(en noun)
• A generally accepted principle; a rule.
• The trial must proceed according to the canons of law.
• * Shakespeare
• Or that the Everlasting had not fixed His canon 'gainst self-slaughter.
• (literary) A group of literary works that are generally accepted as representing a field.
• (turn into real quote) "the durable canon of American short fiction" — William Styron
• The works of a writer that have been accepted as authentic.
• the entire Shakespeare canon
• A eucharistic prayer, particularly the Roman Canon.
• A religious law or body of law decreed by the church.
• We must proceed according to canon law.
• A catalogue of saints acknowledged and canonized in the Roman Catholic Church.
• In monasteries, a book containing the rules of a religious order.
• A member of a cathedral chapter; one who possesses a prebend in a cathedral or collegiate church.
• A piece of music in which the same melody is played by different voices, but beginning at different times; a round.
• Pachelbel’s ''Canon'' has become very popular.
• (fandom) Those sources, especially including literary works, which are generally considered authoritative regarding a given fictional universe.
• A spin-off book series revealed the aliens to be originally from Earth, but it's not canon .
• (cookery) A rolled and filleted loin of meat.
• a canon of beef or lamb
• (printing) The largest size of type with a specific name, formerly used for printing the canons of the church.
• (senseid)The part of a bell by which it is suspended; the ear or shank of a bell.
• (Knight)
• (billiards) A carom.
• #### Derived terms

* canon law * canonic * canonicity * canonical * canonise, canonize * canonisation, canonization * canonist * deuterocanonical * noncanonical

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# norm

## English

### Etymology 1

From (etyl) norme, from (etyl), from (etyl) .

#### Noun

(en noun) (wikipedia norm)
• That which is regarded as normal or typical.
• Unemployment is the norm in this part of the country.
• * {{quote-news
• , year=2011 , date=December 16 , author=Denis Campbell , title=Hospital staff 'lack skills to cope with dementia patients' , work=Guardian citation , page= , passage="This shocking report proves once again that we urgently need a radical shake-up of hospital care," said Jeremy Hughes, chief executive of the Alzheimer's Society. "Given that people with dementia occupy a quarter of hospital beds and that many leave in worse health than when they were admitted, it is unacceptable that training in dementia care is not the norm ."}}
• A rule that is enforced by members of a community.
• Not eating your children is just one of those societal norms .
• (philosophy, computer science) A sentence with non-descriptive meaning, such as a command, permission or prohibition.
• (mathematics) A function, generally denoted $v\mapsto\left, v\right,$ or $v\mapsto\left\, v\right\,$, that maps vectors to non-negative scalars and has the following properties:
• # if $v\ne0$ then $\left\, v\right\, \ne0$;
• # given a scalar $k$, $\left\, kv\right\, =\left, k\right, \cdot\left\, v\right\,$, where $\left, k\right,$ is the absolute value of $k$;
• # given two vectors $v,w$, $\left\, v+w\right\, \le\left\, v\right\, +\left\, w\right\,$ (the triangle inequality).
• (chess) A high level of performance in a chess tournament, several of which are required for a player to receive a title.
• ##### Hyponyms
* (mathematics) absolute value, p -adic absolute value, trivial absolute value
##### Derived terms
* * * absolute norm * adnorm * age norm * Banach norm * basic norm * Bombieri norm * Chebyshev norm * complex norm * copynorm * * Cr -norm * cross norm * Dedekind-Hasse norm * dual norm * ethical norm * Euclidean matrix norm * Euclidean norm * Euclidean vector norm * exonorm * extended norm * field norm * flat norm * four-vector norm * Frobenius matrix norm * Frobenius norm * Frobenius norm function * grandmaster norm * graph norm * Hardy norm * Hilbert-Schmidt norm * ideological norm * induced norm * ?-norm * integral flat norm * * * L-infinity norm * mass norm * matrix F -norm * matrix norm * matrix p -norm * maximum absolute row column norm * maximum absolute row sum norm * maximum norm * metric induced by a norm * minimum norm property * Minkowski norm * moral norm * natural norm * normable * normed * norm form * norm function * normic form * normie * normless * normlessness * norm of an ideal * norm of communism * norm of disinterestedness * norm of organized skepticism * norm of reaction * norm of reciprocity * norm of universalism * norm-referenced * norm-referencing * norm-residue * norm resolvent convergence * norm theorem * nuclear norm * operator norm * p -adic norm * peremptory norm * p -norm * polynomial bar norm * polynomial bracket norm * polynomial norm * pseudonorm * quaternion norm * reduced norm * regular norm * relative norm * semi-norm, seminorm * sexual norm * social norm * spectral norm * spinor norm * spinorial norm * statistical norm * subordinate norm * sup norm, sup-norm * supremum norm * tobacco-free social norm * T-norm, t-norm * trace norm * uniform norm * vector norm * vector p -norm

### Etymology 2

#### Verb

(en verb)
• (analysis) To endow (a vector space, etc) with a norm.
* norming

### See also

* normalize, normalise

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