# normal form

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## English[edit]

### Noun[edit]

**normal form** (*plural* **normal forms**)

- (databases) Any of various forms of a relational database providing criteria for determining a table's degree of vulnerability to logical inconsistencies and anomalies.
- (game theory) A matrix that represents the possible outcomes of a game
- (mathematics) A standard, canonical way of presenting an object.