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English noun: standardization

1. standardization (state) the condition in which a standard has been successfully established


SamplesStandardization of nuts and bolts had saved industry millions of dollars.


Synonymsstandardisation


Broader (hypernym)condition, status

2. standardization (act) the imposition of standards or regulations


SamplesA committee was appointed to recommend terminological standardization.


Synonymsnormalisation, normalization, standardisation


Broader (hypernym)social control


Narrower (hyponym)stabilisation, stabilization, stylisation, stylization

3. standardization (act) the act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument


SamplesThe thermometer needed calibration.


Synonymscalibration, standardisation


Broader (hypernym)activity


Narrower (hyponym)adjustment, readjustment, registration, tuning









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