Norm vs Phenomenon - What's the difference?

norm | phenomenon |


As a proper noun norm

is .

As a noun phenomenon is

an observable fact or occurrence or a kind of observable fact or occurrence.

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.
  • Derived terms
    * norming

    See also

    * normalize, normalise

    Anagrams

    * ----

    phenomenon

    Alternative forms

    * phaenomenon, (archaic) * phainomenon * (qualifier)

    Noun

    (phenomena)
  • An observable fact or occurrence or a kind of observable fact or occurrence.
  • * 1900 , , The Making of Religion , ch. 1:
  • The Indians, making a hasty inference from a trivial phenomenon , arrived unawares at a probably correct conclusion.
  • * 2007 , " Ask the Experts: Hurricanes," USA Today , 7 Nov. (retrieved 16 Jan. 2009):
  • Hurricanes are a meteorological phenomenon .
  • Appearance; a perceptible aspect of something that is mutable.
  • * 1662 , Thomas Salusbury (translator), Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief Systems of the World , First Day:
  • I verily believe that in the Moon there are no rains, for if Clouds should gather in any part thereof, as they do about the Earth, they would thereupon hide from our sight some of those things, which we with the Telescope behold in the Moon, and in a word, would some way or other change its Phœnomenon .
  • A fact or event considered very unusual, curious, or astonishing by those who witness it.
  • * 1816 , , The Antiquary—Volume I , ch. 18:
  • The phenomenon of a huge blazing fire, upon the opposite bank of the glen, again presented itself to the eye of the watchman. . . . He resolved to examine more nearly the object of his wonder.
  • A wonderful or very remarkable person or thing.
  • * 1839 , , Nicholas Nickleby , ch. 23:
  • "This, sir," said Mr Vincent Crummles, bringing the maiden forward, "this is the infant phenomenon —Miss Ninetta Crummles."
  • * 1888 , , "The Phantom Rickshaw":
  • But, all the same, you're a phenomenon', and as queer a ' phenomenon as you are a blackguard.
  • An experienced object whose constitution reflects the order and conceptual structure imposed upon it by the human mind (especially by the powers of perception and understanding).
  • * 1900 , , "Comparison of Some Views of Spencer and Kant," Mind , vol. 9, no. 34, p. 234:
  • Every "phenomenon " must be, at any rate, partly subjective or dependent on the subject.
  • * 1912 , , "Is There a Cognitive Relation?" The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods , vol. 9, no. 9, p. 232:
  • The Kantian phenomenon is the real as we are compelled to think it.

    Usage notes

    * The universal, common, modern spelling of this term is (term). Of the , phaenomenon, ,). * By far the most common and universally accepted plural form is the classical phenomena; the Anglicised phenomenons is also sometimes used. The plural form (term) is frequently misused in the singular. Arising from this misuse, the double plurals phenomenas and phenomenae, as well as a form employing the greengrocer’s apostrophe — — are seen in non-standard use; they are erroneous.

    Synonyms

    * (observable fact or occurrence) event * marvel, miracle, oddity, wonder * (wonderful person or thing) marvel, miracle, phenom, prodigy, wonder

    Antonyms

    * noumenon, thing-in-itself

    Derived terms

    * phenom