Definition of standard
- any of various military or naval flags.
- the colors of a mounted unit.
- Standard, a U.S. Navy radar-guided surface-to-air missile with a range of 10–30 miles (16–48 km).
Origin of standard
synonym study for standard
OTHER WORDS FROM standardpre·stand·ard, noun, adjectivesu·per·stand·ard, noun, adjectiveun·stand·ard, adjective
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How to use standard in a sentence
In addition, group members who had any community standards violations in a group will now require post approval for the next 30 days.Facebook tries to clean up Groups with new policies|Sarah Perez|September 17, 2020|TechCrunch
The biggest news is a set of gold standard polls released in Minnesota and New Hampshire.Our Forecast: A Brewing Current Could Lift Biden … or Swamp Him|Nick Fouriezos|September 17, 2020|Ozy
No one was sure exactly what that encryption standard should be.Quantum computers threaten to end digital security. Here’s what’s being done about it|Jeremy Kahn|September 11, 2020|Fortune
Even at those prices, stiff by virtual event standards, Hinson said TechCrunch expects between 10,000 and 15,000 attendees this year, roughly in line with last year’s attendance figures.‘Layer of data and efficiency’: How TechCrunch took Disrupt virtual — and grew for its tenth anniversary|Max Willens|September 11, 2020|Digiday
All but five of the top 100 films of 2019 would meet the Oscars’ standard of on-screen representation.Despite some gains in the past year, Hollywood still has inclusion problems, study says|radmarya|September 10, 2020|Fortune
Using standard methods, the cost of printing DNA could run upwards of a billion dollars or more, depending on the strand.
The same Pediatrics journal notes that 17 states have some form of exception to the standard parental consent requirement.
Christopher Nolan, Interstellar “My films are always held to a weirdly high standard,” Nolan told me.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Completed in 1953 and composed with standard line breaks and punctuation, the book was completely ignored upon submission.
The End of Gangs By Sam Quinones, Pacific-Standard Los Angeles gave America the modern street gang.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Dec 29-Jan 4, 2014|William Boot|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And it would be hard indeed, if so remote a prince's notions of virtue and vice were to be offered as a standard for all mankind.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
The new creed, called the King's Book, approved by the houses of convocation, and made the standard of English orthodoxy.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The news of these successes brought crowds of volunteers to our standard.
As regards Great Britain, the gold standard is yet preserved for all practical purposes.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
Above, great standard electric lamps shed their white glare upon the eddying throng casting a myriad of grotesque shadows.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
British Dictionary definitions for standard
- any of a variety of naval or military flags
- the colours of a cavalry regiment
- a piece of furniture consisting of an upright pole or beam on a base or support
- (as modifier)a standard lamp
- a plant, esp a fruit tree, that is trained so that it has an upright stem free of branches
- (as modifier)a standard cherry