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/ˈstandərd/,
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standards, plural;
  1. A level of quality or attainment
    • - their restaurant offers a high standard of service
    • - the governor's ambition to raise standards in schools
  2. A required or agreed level of quality or attainment
    • - half of the beaches fail to comply with EPA standards
    • - their tap water was not up to standard
  3. An idea or thing used as a measure, norm, or model in comparative evaluations
    • - the wages are low by today's standards
    • - the system had become an industry standard
  4. Principles of conduct informed by notions of honor and decency
    • - a decline in moral standards
  5. A form of language that is widely accepted as the correct form

  6. The prescribed weight of fine metal in gold or silver coins
    • - the sterling standard for silver
  7. A system by which the value of a currency is defined in terms of gold or silver or both

  8. An object that is supported in an upright position, in particular

  9. A military or ceremonial flag carried on a pole or hoisted on a rope

  10. A tree or shrub that grows on an erect stem of full height

  11. A shrub grafted on an erect stem and trained in tree form

  12. The large frequently erect uppermost petal of a papilionaceous flower

  13. One of the inner petals of an iris flower, frequently erect

  14. An upright water or gas pipe

  15. A tune or song of established popularity


  1. (standard) 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"
  2. (standard) 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"
  3. (standard) criterion: the ideal in terms of which something can be judged; "they live by the standards of their community"
  4. (standard) a board measure = 1980 board feet
  5. (standard) 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"
  6. (standard) conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers; "standard English" (American); "received standard English is sometimes called the King's English" (British)
  7. Standards is a two-volume set of jazz albums released by the Keith Jarrett trio in 1983. Originally released by ECM, they have been multiply re-issued, including by Universal/Polygram. ...
  8. Standards is an album by jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan released on the Blue Note label. It was recorded on January 13, 1967 but not released until 1998 and features performances by Morgan, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Billy Higgins, James Spaulding, Pepper Adams and Mickey Roker with ...
  9. A Software Standard is a standard, protocol, or other common format of a document, file, or data transfer accepted and used by more than one software program and by more than one software developer. ...
  10. Standards is an album by jazz pianist Sonny Clark recorded for the Blue Note label and performed by Clark with Jymie Merritt or Paul Chambers, and Wes Landers, combining sessions previously released as The Art of the Trio and Blues in the Night. ...
  11. Standards (2001) is the fourth album by the American post-rock band Tortoise.
  12. A technical standard is an established norm or requirement. It is usually a formal document that establishes uniform engineering or technical criteria, methods, processes and practices. In contrast, a custom, convention, company product, corporate standard, etc. ...
  13. (standard) A level of quality or attainment; Something used as a measure for comparative evaluations; An object supported in an upright position; A musical work of established popularity; The flag or ensign carried by a cavalry unit; A rule or set of rules or requirements which are widely agreed ...
  14. (Standard) An established, approved reference against which instrument measurements
  15. (Standard) A document, the main text of which contains only mandatory provisions using the word "shall" to indicate requirements and which is in a form generally suitable for mandatory reference by another standard or code or for adoption into law. ...
  16. (standard) a document, or an object for physical comparison, for defining product characteristics, products, or processes, prepared by a consensus of a properly constituted group of those substantially affected and having the qualifications to prepare the standard for use.
  17. (Standard) Often used interchangeably with (ISO’s) requirement. ISO also uses the term standard to suggest the concept of an expectation, obligation, requirement, or norm that they want organizations to accept. ...
  18. (Standard) is something established as a basis of comparison in measuring or judging capacity, quantity, content, value, quality etc. a specified set of safety or performance qualities which a device or process must possess. ...
  19. (Standard) A required approach for conducting an activity or task, utilizing a product, etc. Many times a standard is a best practice that must be followed to have a better chance of overall success.
  20. (Standard) Authentic sample of the analyte of known purity, or a solution of the analyte of a known concentration.
  21. (Standard) A tune universally accepted and played by many jazz musicians. Many standards are tin pan alley and Broadway songs from the 30s, 40s and 50s. ...
  22. (Standard) a statement about what is valued that can be used for making a judgment or quality.
  23. (standard) Often used to mean InterNACHI’ Standards of Practice for Inspecting Commercial Properties.
  24. (Standard) Something set up and established by authority as a rule for the measure of quantity, weight, extent, value, or quality
  25. (Standard) An acknowledged measure of comparison for quantitative or qualitative value; a criterion, especially ISO 9000, ISO 9001 or a related Standard.