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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.
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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.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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
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[ˌstændədaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nnormalización f, estandar(d)ización f
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[ˌstændərdaɪˈzeɪʃən] standardisation (British) nstandardisation f
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n (of education, style, approach)Vereinheitlichung f; (of format, sizes)Normung f, → Standardisierung f
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[ˌstændədaɪˈzeɪʃn] nstandardizzazione f
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(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.
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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 UASSC's mandate is to coordinate and accelerate standardization to facilitate the safe integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the national airspace system of the United States, with international coordination and adaptability.
Standardization, or decreasing process variation, is a critical element of the Lean process improvement method, as well as other process improvement methods used in health care.
It will be organised as part of the strategic approach of the GCC Standardization Organization for developing infrastructure of standardisation and quality.
He added in a statement to Oman News Agency (ONA) that the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is seeking to identify the priorities of the countries of the region in terms of specifications and standardization, especially that the Sultanate has some views and ideas that help the Organization to develop some specifications, noting that the oil and gas sectors represent the main priority for the countries of the region.
Safarov reminded that the Agency for the Development of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) was recently established in Azerbaijan, noting that it is possible to establish cooperation on standardization issues with the Agency.
This logic leads Ansmann and Pfaff to the concept of 'Individualized standardization' - the imposition of standards, regulations or norms which "are tailored to the genes, body condition, culture, social environment, values, needs and preferences of the individual patient." We think there is scope for research into their assertion that at the micro level, individualization may be more important than standardization, whereas on the macro level standardization is a key concern for policymakers.
Memon said the international standardization ISO, IEC contribute significantly to strengthen accessibility aspects in the design of products, services, environments and facilities.
Wang li Deputy Director General Department of Industry Standardization Administration China said China is hoped that we are working all together with one road one belt the groundwork will be laid and a road map drawn up for future standardization initiatives with the involvement of the key stakeholders.
The first Global Standards Symposium was held in Johannesburg, South Africa on October 20, 2008 prior to the World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA-08).
Leading standardization efforts of the medical practices of an integrated health care system can be a daunting challenge for physician leaders.

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