- to become standardized.
Also especially British, stand·ard·ise.
Origin of standardize
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Examples from the Web for standardise
Standardise the medium and complete as for nutrient bouillon.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique
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In the successful working of a tank it is necessary, in order to obtain the best results, to standardise all latex.The Preparation of Plantation Rubber
Typographical problems have been changed and these are highlighted, as are changes made to standardise some hyphenation.
To standardise research is to limit its freedom and to impede discovery.
The only suggestion we would offer is that some attempt might be made to simplify or standardise the nomenclature of the subject.
- to make or become standard
- (tr) to test by or compare with a standard
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Word Origin and History for standardise
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- To cause to conform to a standard.
- To evaluate by comparing with a standard.
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