Pronunciation: (nôr'mu-līz"), [key]
—v., ized, -iz•ing.
1. to make normal.
2. to establish or resume (relations) in a normal manner, as between countries.
3. Metall.to heat (a steel alloy) to a suitable temperature above the transformation range and then to cool in still air at ambient temperature.
to become normal; resume a normal state: Prices soon normalized after the war. Also, esp. Brit.,nor'mal•ise".
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