standard

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  • This eventually became the standard for the commercial television industry in the United States.
  • As so often is the case after a flag, the following two years were below standard.
  • These officers came from four schools developed for this purpose and thus worked to a common standard of training.
  • This local language is now, in turn, being replaced by standard Dutch.
  • It is a standard text-book in all our colleges throughout the country. Cited from What is Darwinism?, by Charles Hodge
  • This is the standard text-book for high school and elementary college work. Cited from First Book in Physiology and Hygiene, by J.H. Kellogg
  • Six of them proved to be below the required legal standards.
  • The global financial system was mainly tied to the gold standard in this period.
  • The stations were mostly of a common design and constructed from standard components.
  • Occasionally, a number in an existing, standard local exchange in the area is used.
  • Some of the latter are studied in non-standard analysis.
  • However, no clear standards existed in the early years of the language.
  • The European book manufacturing industry works to a completely different set of standards.
  • Large-scale foreign aid during and after the war brought American standards to Europe.
  • The standards of industrial safety during construction were poor by today's standards.
  • He also studied academic work up to A level standard.
  • Standard tournament games are played with four players.
  • But several other nations also began to develop a standard variety in the 16th century.
  • In fact, how can they, if virtue has only one eternal standard?
  • Under the standard terms of business of the time, he could charge for their construction, and would also own them.
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Meaning of standard

  • noun A basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    the schools comply with federal standards, they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun A board measure = 1980 board feet
  • noun The value behind the money in a monetary system
  • noun An upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support)
    distance was marked by standards every mile, lamps supported on standards provided illumination
  • noun Any distinctive flag
  • adjective Conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value; or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind
    windows of standard width, standard sizes, the standard fixtures, standard brands, standard operating procedure
  • adjective Established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence
    a standard reference work, the classical argument between free trade and protectionism
  • adjective Conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers
    standard English" (American), received standard English is sometimes called the King's English" (British)