
Definition of Subnormal
1. Noun. A person of less than normal intelligence.
2. Adjective. Below normal or average. "Subnormal intelligence"
Similar to: Abnormal, Unnatural
Derivative terms: Subnormality, Subnormality
Definition of Subnormal
1. n. That part of the axis of a curved line which is intercepted between the ordinate and the normal.
Definition of Subnormal
1. Adjective. Less than normal. ¹
2. Adjective. (computing theory) denormal ¹
3. Noun. (geometry) That part of the axis of a curved line which is intercepted between the ordinate and the normal. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Subnormal
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subnormal
Literary usage of Subnormal
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Analytic Geometry by Wallace Alvin Wilson, Joshua Irving Tracey (1915)
"Then Hence m For the subnormal, the slope of NP, is . Then m Therefore SN=myl.
(48) To find the lengths of the tangent and normal apply the right triangle ..."
2. An Elementary Course in Analytic Geometry by John Henry Tanner, Joseph Allen (1898)
"As thus taken, the sub tangent and the subnormal are of the same sign ; ordinarily,
however, one is concerned merely with their absolute values, ..."
3. New Analytic Geometry by Percey Franklyn Smith, Arthur Sullivan Gale (1912)
"... and subnormal. If the tangent and normal at Pl intersect the xaxis in T and
N respectively, then we define PlT= length of tangent at Pv Y' r> A _ ..."
4. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1921)
"MENTAL HYGIENE PROBLEMS OF subnormal CHILDREN A. IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS Meta, ...
NJ We have been doing with the subnormal children much that we have long ..."
5. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association (1921)
"PROBLEMS OF subnormal CHILDRENANDERSON ».« failures of today and the ... We have
been doing with the subnormal children much that we have long done the ..."
6. An Elementary Course in Analytic Geometry by John Henry Tanner, Joseph Allen (1898)
"As thus taken, the sub tangent and the subnormal are of the same sign ; ordinarily,
however, one is concerned merely with their absolute values, ..."
7. The Individual Delinquent: A Textbook of Diagnosis and Prognosis for All by William Healy (1915)
"The subnormal Verbalist. MENTAL subnormalITY § 274. ... Of course all defectives
are subnormal, and one hesitates to use this generic term, ..."
8. The Individual Delinquent: A Textbook of Diagnosis and Prognosis for All by William Healy (1915)
"The subnormal Verbalist. MENTAL subnormalITY § 274. ... Of course all defectives
are subnormal, and one hesitates to use this generic term, but unless a new ..."