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age norm

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n age norm the average age at which particular performances are expected to appear
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Usage

In literature:

Typical charts of age norms in selected tests are given in the Appendix.
"Vocational Psychology: Its Problems and Methods" by Harry L. Hollingworth
But popular judgment is seldom based on a study of the norm, especially in this age of the newspaper.
"They Who Knock at Our Gates" by Mary Antin
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In news:

Babovec knew that eight extended relatives had breast cancer, so instead of waiting until age 40, as is the norm, her doctor began annual testing early.
In their official blog, the representatives of our Girl Scouts called for "comprehensive sexuality education and a gender -neutral curriculum in formal education" in order to "deconstruct the gender norms from an early age.
In 2010, a city health department report noted gloomily that obesity had become "a norm and a public health crisis" in the city, with 64% of adults and 57% of children aged 6-11 overweight or obese .
In a day and age when retiring graded stakes winners as 3-and 4-year-olds is the now the norm, the Thoroughbred racing industry is in desperate need of older superstars.
While the average age in Southwest Florida exceeds the national norm, the region is, in many respects, a youngster.
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In science:

Since the cylindrical measure ν is per se only defined on the algebra Z (U ) whereas the norm is not measurable with respect to Z (U ) the integral in (4.13) for a Hilbert-Schmidt operator ϕ ∈ L2 (U, V ) the imrequires a clarification: age cylindrical measure ν ◦ ϕ−1 extends to a Radon measure with finite second moment.
Stochastic integration with respect to cylindrical Levy processes in Hilbert spaces: an L^2 approach
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