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iso-

(word root) equal
Examples of words with the root iso-: isometric
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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.]
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ISO

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

ISO

N ABBR =International Standards OrganizationOIN f
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Key features include pre-mastering in ISO 9660 format for mainstream CD-R publishing, the recording of CD-DA Red Book audio discs for music buffs, support for UDF formatting, and error check and defragmentation utilities.
Audio, Mixed Mode, CD-Plus, Hi Sierra, ISO 9660, Apple HFS, Hybrid, Dual-Partition, ISO Rockridge and UFS.
This system automatically decodes and copies virtually any CD format, including CD-ROM, audio, CD-DA, CD-XA, Mac HFS, Mixed Mode, ISO 9660 and Video CD.
Particular CD-ROM titles could only run on certain manufacturers' drives; ISO 9660 did not exist; the Microsoft CD-ROM Extensions were trying to fool PCs into thinking that something like CD-ROM was OK; and much of the literature was devoted to nightmarish installation problems involving both drives and applications (all in DOS, of course).
The first layer is defined by the Red Book standard and the second is defined by the Yellow Book standard.[6] The last two layers are standardized to the High Sierra format, the ISO 9660 file format, or the native HFS file structure for Macs.
CD-ROM disc formats supported include HFS (Macintosh only), ISO 9660 (including Joliet), High Sierra, Multi-session, and Rock Ridge.
As the name suggests, Micro UDF (Universal Disc Format) is an evolution of ISO 9660. This single logical format is common not only to all DVD Books A-D, but also across set-top players and computer drives.