Definition of Standards

1. Noun. (plural of standard) ¹



2. Adverb. ''(plural form only):'' Pertaining to standards, concerned with standards, specific to standards. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Standards

1. standard [n] - See also: standard

Lexicographical Neighbors of Standards

standardistas
standardizability
standardizable
standardization
standardizations
standardize
standardized
standardized variable
standardizer
standardizes
standardizing
standardless
standardlessness
standardly
standardness
standards
standards and guidelines
standards compliance
standards compliant
standards of identity
standaway
standby
standby pulse generator
standbying
standbys
standdown
standdowns
standee
standees
standel

Literary usage of Standards

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1914)
"This is an important session in the history of the Committee on Standards of Living and<Labor. The first committee on this subject presented a report at the ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Standards, Bureau of, a subdivision of the Department of Commerce of the United States, authorized to deal with standards of measurement, standard values of ..."

3. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"In Greece proper at least three different foot- standards were employed,—Attic, Olympic, ... In Western Europe we find three foot-standards : the Italian, ..."

4. Environmental Performance Reviews by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Committee on Environmental Policy (2006)
"2.3 "Top-runner" energy efficiency standards Japan used energy efficiency regulations effectively in the 1980s and 1990s to encourage manufacturers and ..."

5. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Mid-West Cement Users' Association (1917)
"THE PROGRESS OF THE WORK OF THE BUREAU OF Standards IN CEMENT AND CONCRETE. BY RUDOLPH J. WIG.* The National Bureau of Standards was established by Congress ..."

6. Bulletin by United States (1918)
"No attempt has been made to differentiate between standards and ... Tho act provides that these standards and conditions must be inserted by State boards in ..."

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