Definition of Norma

1. Noun. A small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Lupus and Ara in the Milky Way.

Generic synonyms: Constellation



Definition of Norma

1. n. A norm; a principle or rule; a model; a standard.

Definition of Norma

1. Proper noun. (coinages female given name). ¹

2. Proper noun. (constellation) An inconspicuous constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a carpenter's square. It lies south of the constellations Scorpius and Centaurus. ¹

3. Noun. a norm ¹

4. Noun. a template ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Norma

1. a device for measuring right angles [n -S]

Medical Definition of Norma

1. Synonym: profile. Origin: L. A carpenter's square (05 Mar 2000)

Norma Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Norma

norimon
norimons
noris
norite
norites
noritic
norium
nork
norks
norland
norlands
norleucine
norlignane
norlignanes
norm
norma (current term)
norma anterior
norma basilaris
norma facialis
norma frontalis
norma inferior
norma lateralis
norma occipitalis
norma posterior
norma sagittalis
norma superior
norma temporalis
norma ventralis
norma verticalis
normal

Literary usage of Norma

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1. The Victor Book of the Opera by Henry William Simon (1915)
"(Act I.) norma (Noi'-moA) OPERA IN TWO ACTS Book by Felice Romani, founded on an old French story. Score by Vincenzo Bellini. First production December 26, ..."

2. The Victor Book of the Opera: Stories of One Hundred Operas with Five by Samuel Holland Rous, Victor Talking Machine Company (1913)
"norma, although an opera of the old school and seldom performed nowadays, contains some of the loveliest of the writings of Bellini. ..."

3. The Opera Goers' Complete Guide: Comprising Two Hundred and Sixty-eight by Leo Leop Melitz, Richard Salinger, Louise Wallace Hackney (1921)
"Children of norma and Sever. Place, Gaul, the holy grove and Ir- min's temple. ... A secret love unites the seeress norma with Sever, the Roman proconsul, ..."

4. The Victrola Book of the Opera by Samuel Holland Rous, Victor Talking Machine Company (1919)
"(Act I.) norma OPERA IN TWO ACTS Book by Felice Romani, founded on an old French story. Score by Vincenzo Bellini. First production December 26, 1831, ..."

5. Literature Circles: Voice and Choice in Book Clubs and Reading Groups by Harvey Daniels (2002)
"Kid-Led Book Clubs in First Grade At Seward School, norma Rocha-Cardenas uses the ... Looking ahead to the meetings on Monday, norma forms them into groups, ..."

6. Modern Music and Musicians by Louis Charles Elson (1918)
"norma Tragic Opera in two acts by Vincenzo Bellini. Text by Romani. norma, whose secret nobody knows but her friend Clotilde, is worshiped by the people, ..."

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