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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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.
The move comes following implementation of metric system as a standard of measurement across UAE, replacing the imperial system that was followed earlier
One query: why are distances given in kilometres when the British standard of measurement is miles?
3 : a fixed quantity (as of length, time, or value) used as a standard of measurement <An inch is a unit of length.
Ford Motor Company (Ford) (NYSE: F), a United States-based automaker, has joined 'The Climate Registry' (TCR), a non-profit group that measures and publicly reports greenhouse gas emissions by using a single standard of measurement across all industry sectors.
We wouldn't do that unless there was some amazing governing body out there that came up with a standard of measurement.
By any standard of measurement much of the world's population is still poor, with individuals subsisting on less than two dollars a day.
The containers are of 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) -- a common standard of measurement used in the port and shipping industry.
I hope the Association, in its quest for records of big trees, will endeavor to establish a standard of measurement so that all can be properly compared.
The young artist (Venetian by birth but cosmopolitan by choice, dividing her time since 1986 between Berlin and Los Angeles) adopted as her standard of measurement that of a square piece by Carl Andre.
It is from the ledger balance that those expenses are assigned, using the required standard of measurement.

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