Definition of orthonormal in English:

orthonormal

adjective

Mathematics
  • Both orthogonal and normalized.

    • ‘Fig.4 A shows the four orthonormal basis spectra with highest singular values (U spectra, see Material and Methods).’
    • ‘We didn't use sines and cosines; we used ‘complete sets of orthonormal functions on a measurable space’ or something.’
    • ‘He also studied orthonormal series and topology.’
    • ‘He also expanded functions related to the integral of the kernel function as an infinite series in a set of orthonormal eigenfunctions.’
    • ‘The set { 1,…, k } can be transformed into a mutually orthonormal set of vectors given by { 1,…,’ k } using the Gram-Schmidt orthonormalization procedure.’

Pronunciation

orthonormal

/ˌɔːθəˈnɔːm(ə)l/