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National Bureau of Standards

noun, U.S. Government.
the federal agency that establishes the standards for units used in measuring the physical properties of substances.
Abbreviation: NBS, N.B.S. Unabridged
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National Bureau of Standards

(in the US) an organization, founded in 1901, whose function is to establish and maintain standards for units of measurements Compare British Standards Institution
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