ANSI

[ ey-en-es-ahy, an-see ]
/ ˈeɪˈɛnˈɛsˈaɪ, ˈæn si /

abbreviation, noun

American National Standards Institute: a U.S. organization that recommends standards for many products in various industries.

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British Dictionary definitions for ANSI

ANSI

abbreviation for

American National Standards Institution
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