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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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And it is now pushing ahead, along the two roads of standardization and efficiency, toward its ideal of one universal telephone system for the whole nation.
The event was organized by the Russian Guild of Bakers and Confectioners, supervising the Technical Committee for Standardization TC 003 "Bakery and Pasta" and the Federal Agency for Technical Regulation (Rosstandart).
Having in mind the importance of this day, SMIIC, with the technical contribution of its members to its standardization activities in compliance with the global standards producing process, by the grace of Allah, will always show the effort towards being one of the pioneering standards organization in the world in issuing standards that meet the needs of the OIC Member States and interested parties.
IT MAY BE INTUITIVE TO MANY PHYSICIAN leaders to start with the small parts of the practice when it comes to standardization.
Advances in IT Standards and Standardization Research
Nabil bin Amin Mulla, Secretary-General of GCC-So said that this forum stems from the belief in the importance of integration with the education sector, so as to enhance the deployment of the concept of standardization, given the pivotal role of education sector at all stages in society-building, and the effective impact of standardization, in its different activities, on consumer protection, and to facilitate the global and regional trade exchange, as well as supporting the national economy.
On this occasion, the minister launched the project of Gulf Standardization Strategy, in the presence of delegations of the GCC Standardization Organization (GSO), GCC Member States and a number of experts in the field of standardization strategies, according to Qatar News Agency (QNA).
CENELEC President Tore Tronvold noted that Kazakhstan is the first country to get the partner standardization body status with CENELEC and the fourth country to get the same status with CEN.
Addressing the 34th General Assembly of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) here, Thomas said: "ISO should proactively anticipate new areas where international standardization might support innovations.
About 122 participants including officials and businessmen from Yemen and GCC states are discussing over three days topics related to the goals of standardization and its principles and levels, the GCC legislative system, improving the participation in the GCC standardization and the national, regional and international importance of developing standardization.
The corporate IT standardization management framework presented encompasses the process of standard selection, the specification of the IT product, implementation and use of the standard, performance measurement and analysis, and governance of the standard.
Nowadays standardization is considered a must and no one affords not using the standards.

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