Svaka zakonom utvrđena mera, normalna mera, merilo; zakonska novčana stopa i sl.; nešto što važi kao uzor, obrazac, što je priznato kao klasično.
ETYM Latin norma a rule. Related to Normal.
Informal guideline about what is, or is not, considered normal social behavior (as opposed to rules and laws, which are formal guidelines). Such shared values and expectations may be measured by statistical sampling and vary from one society to another and from one situation to another; they range from crucial taboos, such as those against incest or cannibalism, to trivial customs and traditions, such as the correct way to hold a fork. Norms play a key part in social control and social order.
A standard or model or pattern regarded as typical.
ETYM French paradigme, Latin paradigma, from Greek, to show by the side of, to set up as an example; para beside + deiknyanai to show. Related to Para-, and Diction.
1. Systematic arrangement of all the inflected forms of a word.
2. The generally accepted perspective of a particular discipline at a given time.
3. An archetypal example or pattern that provides a model for a process or system.
Example, especially of grammatical inflections.
All those factors, both scientific and sociological, that influence the research of the scientist. The term, first used by the us historian of science T S Kuhn, has subsequently spread to social studies and politics.
ETYM Old Fren. estendart, French étendard, probably from Latin extendere to spread out, extend, but influenced by Eng. stand. Related to Extend.
1. A basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; SYN. criterion, measure, touchstone.
2. The value behind the money in a monetary system; SYN. monetary standard.
3. An upright pole (especially one used as a support).
4. Any distinctive flag.
5. A board measure equalling 1980 board feet.