Courts of law are now the norm in the world, with laws being democratically established and widely published.
In the Western Church, though from the 9th century onwards the Roman use had been the norm, considerable alterations continued to be made in the shape and decoration of the liturgical vestments.
By the rule of St Benedict, which, until the reform of Cluny, was the norm in the West, the abbot has jurisdiction over only one community.
In the modern theory of complex numbers this is expressed by saying that the Norm of a product is equal to the product of the norms of the factors.
Taking disease to be a deflexion from the line of health, the first requisite of medicine is an extensive and intimate acquaintance with the norm of the body.
Slavery has been a historic norm and, for instance, the idea that a conquered person could become the property of the conqueror seems to have been quite obvious to our ancestors.
According to Norm Hunter, the fisherwoman was so frightened she'd fainted dead away, while her 12-year-old son thought towing Willie two miles to port was super cool.
Of much greater importance was the importation of Basilian monachism into Russia, for it thereby became the norm of monachism for all the Slavonic lands.
If we put qo= Sq' - Vq', then qo is called the conjugate of q', and the scalar q'qo = qoq' is called the norm of q' and written Nq'.
X cix., 1704_ 1 757), which became the norm of the life at the Studium monastery, and gradually spread thence to the monasteries of the rest of the Greek empire.
3-20) as the norm of thought and practice.