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Normal Lens: A type of focal length that seems to most closely approximate the human eye's range of vision (in actuality the range of vision is narrower in a normal focal length lens, with less illusion . . . View Full Definition
Normality: A measure of solution concentration, defined as the number of equivalents of solute per liter of solution.
Normal Yield: The average historic yield established for a particular farm or area. Can also describe average yields. Normal production would be the normal crop acreage planted multiplied by the normal yi . . . View Full Definition
Normal Tide: A nontechnical term synonymous with tide; i.e., the rise and fall of the ocean due to the gravitational interactions of the Sun, Moon, and Earth alone. Use of this term is discouraged.
Normalize: This term can be applied to many aspects of accounting. It means to average or smooth out a set of figures so they are more consistent with the general trend of the business. This is usually . . . View Full Definition
Normalized Earnings: Earnings that have been adjusted in order to take into account the effect of cycles in the economy.
Portrait Lens: Lenses produced specifically for portraiture. They usually have a long focal length and produce a slightly diffused image.
Petzval Lens: Early lens system developed by joseph petzval. It had a very wide aperture and was relatively free from aberration. Many modern lenses have developed from this simple three-element design.
Normalizing Method: Making a change in the income account equivalent to the tax savings realized through the use of different depreciation methods for shareholder and income tax purposes, thus washing out the b . . . View Full Definition
Normalizing: The process of heating a metal above a critical temperature and allowing it to cool slowly under room temperature conditions to obtain a softer and less distorted material.
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Income Tax: Common stock with a high dividend yield and few profitable investment opportunities.