standard of measurement

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Noun1.standard of measurement - accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
criterion, standard, touchstone, measure - 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"
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"We must follow the international standard of measurement in all areas," he added.
"FPI provides a standard of measurement of fiber quality that will allow the consumer to make a decision based on proven product performance as opposed to marketing.
* SB-2671 will establish a uniform standard for measuring residential properties (up to four units) and require appraisers to indicate the standard of measurement they used in an appraisal.
The move comes following implementation of metric system as a standard of measurement across UAE, replacing the imperial system that was followed earlier
"If the highest standard of measurement is to have wholly unrestricted convertibility, then so many developed countries have not achieved 100 percent full convertibility," Zhou said.
The Leaf will be powered by lithium ion batteries and will have a driving range of 200 kilometers per charge based on the Japanese standard of measurement. It takes about 8 hours to fully charge the car using 200 volt chargers, Nissan said.
One query: why are distances given in kilometres when the British standard of measurement is miles?
No American city supports dozens of dailies anymore, but newspapers desperately need a gold standard of measurement again--this time for their online measurements.
Why are we a standard of measurement for everything from asteroids to the state of Massachusetts?
The accepted standard of measurement is "excess mortality"; i.e.

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