norma

noun nor·ma \ ˈnȯrmə \

Definition of norma

plural normae \-rˌmē\
2 anthropology
a :a standard position for viewing a part (as the skull); also :an aspect of a bodily part (as the cranium)
b :a line or pattern indicating the contour of the cranium

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Origin and Etymology of norma

Latin, carpenter's square, pattern, rule


Norma

noun Nor·ma \ ˈnȯr-mə \

Definition of Norma

astronomy
:a southern constellation that is visible between the constellations of Ara and Lupus and that is represented by the figure of a drafting square
  • … a second group of Dutch astronomers found a binary star in the constellation Norma flickering at 900 times a second.
  • Tulsa World5 May 1996

First Known Use of norma

1810


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of norma


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