Definition of Standardization

1. Noun. The condition in which a standard has been successfully established. "Standardization of nuts and bolts had saved industry millions of dollars"

Exact synonyms: Standardisation
Generic synonyms: Condition, Status



2. Noun. The imposition of standards or regulations. "A committee was appointed to recommend terminological standardization"

3. Noun. The act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument. "The thermometer needed calibration"
Exact synonyms: Calibration, Standardisation
Generic synonyms: Activity
Specialized synonyms: Tuning, Adjustment, Readjustment, Registration
Derivative terms: Calibrate, Calibrate, Standardise, Standardize

Definition of Standardization

1. Noun. The process of complying (or evaluate by comparing) with a standard. ¹

2. Noun. The process of establishing a standard. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Standardization

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Standardization

1. 1. The making of a solution of definite strength so that it may be used for comparison and in tests. 2. Making any drug or other preparation conform to the type or standard. 3. A set of techniques used to remove as far as possible the effects of differences in the age or other confounding variables when comparing two or more populations. Standardization of a test, in psychology, the following of definite procedures for administering, scoring, evaluating, and reporting the results of a new test which is under development. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Standardization

standardbred
standardbreds
standardisable
standardisation
standardisations
standardise
standardised
standardised mortality ratio
standardiser
standardises
standardising
standardista
standardistas
standardizability
standardizable
standardization (current term)
standardizations
standardize
standardized
standardized variable
standardizer
standardizes
standardizing
standardless
standardlessness
standardly
standardness
standards
standards and guidelines
standards compliance

Literary usage of Standardization

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

1. Code of Federal Regulations, Containing a Codification of Documents of by Federal Register Division, United States Federal Register Division, United States (1907)
"The Department has consistently held the ground that some system of standardization is absolutely necessary as a first step toward securing uniform methods ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"Bible-teaching In colleges; standardization of biblical departments in colleges. Relig Educ 13:281-6 Ag '18 Examinations in Latin of the College entrance ..."

3. Principles of Industrial Organization by Dexter Simpson Kimball (1919)
"The idea of standardization may be extended to other and less material aspects of ... The primary advantage of standardization is, of course, reduced cost. ..."

4. Readings and Problems in Statistical Methods by Horace Secrist (1920)
"standardization OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF STATISTICAL TABLES1 The progress of every ... A measure of standardization is thus a normal feature of development: ..."

5. The Arbitral Determination of Railway Wages by Joseph Noble Stockett (1918)
"The object of the standardization movement is to secure uniformity of ... The following sections deal successively with (I) System standardization, ..."

6. The Settlement of Wage Disputes by Herbert Feis (1921)
"Up to the present, the progress of standardization has not proceeded in ... The importance of the principle of standardization in wage settlement. 1. ..."

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