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normal +‎ -ize



normalize (third-person singular simple present normalizes, present participle normalizing, simple past and past participle normalized)

  1. (transitive) To make normal, to make standard.
    There is little hope that the two countries will normalize relations; their governments seem to hate each other and would just as soon stay on bad terms.
  2. (transitive) To format in a standardized manner, to make consistent.
    We'll need to normalize these statements before we can compare them.
  3. (transitive, statistics) To reduce the variations by excluding irrelevant aspects.
    After we properly normalize the measurements with respect to age, gender, geography and economic considerations, there remains little evidence of a difference between the two groups.
  4. (rail transport, transitive) To return a set of points (switches) to the normal position.
    Antonym: reverse
  5. (rail transport, intransitive, of points) To return to the normal position from the reverse position.
    Antonym: reverse
  6. (transitive, computing, databases) To subject to normalization; to eliminate redundancy in (a model for storing data).
    Hyponym: canonicalize
  7. (transitive, mathematics) To divide a vector by its magnitude to produce a unit vector.

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  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of normalizar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of normalizar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of normalizar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of normalizar