Meaning of normalize

nor•mal•ize

Pronunciation: (nôr'mu-līz"), [key]
— v., ized, -iz•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to make normal.
  2. to establish or resume (relations) in a normal manner, as between countries.
  3. to heat (a steel alloy) to a suitable temperature above the transformation range and then to cool in still air at ambient temperature.
—v.i.
  1. to become normal; resume a normal state: Prices soon normalized after the war.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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