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ISO

 (ī′ĕs-ō′)
n.
An organization, the International Organization for Standardization, that sets standards in many businesses and technologies, including computing and communications.

[From Greek īsos, equal.]

ISO

(ˈaɪsəʊ)
n
(Units) International Organization for Standardization
[Greek isos equal; often wrongly thought to be an abbreviation for International Standards Organization]

ISO

International Standardization Organization.

iso-

a combining form meaning “equal”: isochromatic; in chemistry, used in the names of substances that are isomeric with the substance denoted by the base word: isocyanic acid.
Also, esp. before a vowel, is-.
[< Greek, comb. form of ísos equal]
Translations

ISO

N ABBR =International Standards OrganizationOIN f
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