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tr.v. stan·dard·ized, stan·dard·iz·ing, stan·dard·iz·es
1. To cause to conform to a standard.
2. To evaluate by comparing with a standard.

stan′dard·i·za′tion (-dər-dĭ-zā′shən) n.


The process by which the Department of Defense achieves the closest practicable cooperation among the Services and Defense agencies for the most efficient use of research, development, and production resources, and agrees to adopt on the broadest possible basis the use of: a. common or compatible operational, administrative, and logistic procedures; b. common or compatible technical procedures and criteria; c. common, compatible, or interchangeable supplies, components, weapons, or equipment; and d. common or compatible tactical doctrine with corresponding organizational compatibility.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.standardization - the condition in which a standard has been successfully established; "standardization of nuts and bolts had saved industry millions of dollars"
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
2.standardization - the imposition of standards or regulations; "a committee was appointed to recommend terminological standardization"
social control - control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
stabilization, stabilisation - the act of stabilizing something or making it more stable; "he worked for price stabilization for farm products"; "wage stabilization is necessary for industrial peace"; "stabilization means that the product can be handled under atmospheric conditions"
stylisation, stylization - the act of stylizing; causing to conform to a particular style
3.standardization - the act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument; "the thermometer needed calibration"
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
tuning - (music) calibrating something (an instrument or electronic circuit) to a standard frequency
readjustment, adjustment, registration - the act of adjusting something to match a standard


[ˌstændədaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nnormalización f, estandar(d)ización f


[ˌstændərdaɪˈzeɪʃən] standardisation (British) nstandardisation f


n (of education, style, approach)Vereinheitlichung f; (of format, sizes)Normung f, → Standardisierung f


[ˌstændədaɪˈzeɪʃn] nstandardizzazione f


(ˈstӕndəd) noun
1. something used as a basis of measurement. The kilogram is the international standard of weight.
2. a basis for judging quality, or a level of excellence aimed at, required or achieved. You can't judge an amateur artist's work by the same standards as you would judge that of a trained artist; high standards of behaviour; His performance did not reach the required standard.
3. a flag or carved figure etc fixed to a pole and carried eg at the front of an army going into battle.
(accepted as) normal or usual; The Post Office likes the public to use a standard size of envelope.
ˈstandardize, ˈstandardise verb
to make or keep (eg products) of one size, shape etc for the sake of convenience etc.
ˌstandardiˈzation, ˌstandardiˈsation noun
ˈstandard-bearer noun
a person who carries a standard or banner.
be up to / below standard
to (fail to) achieve the required standard. Her work is well up to standard.
standard of living
the level of comfort and welfare achieved in any particular society.


n. estandarización, uniformidad; normalización.
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