Definition of Standing operating procedure

1. Noun. A prescribed procedure to be followed routinely. "Rote memorization has been the educator's standard operating procedure for centuries"

Exact synonyms: Sop, Standard Operating Procedure, Standard Procedure
Generic synonyms: Operating Procedure
Specialized synonyms: Lockstep

Lexicographical Neighbors of Standing Operating Procedure

standing army
standing cloud
standing clouds
standing committee
standing committees
standing crop
standing down
standing end
standing ends
standing for
standing in
standing joke
standing jokes
standing on ceremony
standing operating procedure (current term)
standing order
standing orders
standing out
standing ovation
standing ovations
standing part
standing parts
standing plasma test
standing press
standing rib
standing rib roast
standing room
standing room only
standing seam

Literary usage of Standing operating procedure

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

1. Seven Firefights in Vietnam by John A. Cash (1985)
"... Hunt would have no need to issue further instructions to Payne or Davis, for standing operating procedure, along with the experience of weeks of flying ..."

2. Company Command: The Bottom Line by John G. Meyer, Jr., John G. Meyer (1995)
"The unit's maintenance standing operating procedure (SOP) directs that after a mechanic completes his services, the shop foreman inspects the vehicle and ..."

3. Military Pay: Army Reserve Soldiers Mobilized to Active Duty Experienced by Gregory D. Kutz (2004)
"The Army Mobilization/Demobilization standing operating procedure requires the demobilization finance cell to obtain a by-name listing of ..."

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