Standard vs Destandardize - What's the difference?

standard | destandardize |


As a noun standard

is .

As a verb destandardize is

to render nonstandard; to withdraw as a standard.

standard

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A principle or example or measure used for comparison.
  • # A level of quality or attainment.
  • #*
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=8 , passage=The humor of my proposition appealed more strongly to Miss Trevor than I had looked for, and from that time forward she became her old self again;
  • # Something used as a measure for comparative evaluations; a model.
  • #* (Jonathan Swift) (1667–1745)
  • the court, which used to be the standard of property and correctness of speech
  • #* (Edmund Burke) (1729-1797)
  • A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.
  • # A musical work of established popularity.
  • # A rule or set of rules or requirements which are widely agreed upon or imposed by government.
  • # The proportion of weights of fine metal and alloy established for coinage.
  • #* (John Arbuthnot) (1667-1735)
  • By the present standard of the coinage, sixty-two shillings is coined out of one pound weight of silver.
  • # A bottle of wine containing 0.750 liters of fluid.
  • A vertical pole with something at its apex.
  • # An object supported in an upright position, such as a .
  • #* {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
  • , chapter=Foreword, title= The China Governess , passage=β€˜It was called the wickedest street in London and the entrance was just here. I imagine the mouth of the road lay between this lamp standard and the second from the next down there.’}}
  • # The flag or ensign carried by a military unit.
  • #* Fairfax
  • His armies, in the following day, / On those fair plains their standards proud display.
  • # One of the upright members that supports the horizontal axis of a transit or theodolite.
  • # Any upright support, such as one of the poles of a scaffold.
  • # A tree of natural size supported by its own stem, and not dwarfed by grafting on the stock of a smaller species nor trained upon a wall or trellis.
  • #* Sir W. Temple
  • In France part of their gardens is laid out for flowers, others for fruits; some standards , some against walls.
  • # The sheth of a plough.
  • A manual transmission vehicle.
  • (botany) The upper petal or banner of a papilionaceous corolla.
  • (shipbuilding) An inverted knee timber placed upon the deck instead of beneath it, with its vertical branch turned upward from that which lies horizontally.
  • A large drinking cup.
  • (Greene)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Falling within an accepted range of size, amount, power, quality, etc.
  • (of a tree or shrub) Growing on an erect stem of full height.
  • Having recognized excellence or authority.
  • standard''' works in history; '''standard authors
  • Of a usable or serviceable grade or quality.
  • (not comparable, of a motor vehicle) Having a manual transmission.
  • As normally supplied (not optional).
  • Antonyms

    * nonstandard

    Derived terms

    * bog standard * gold standard * double standard * standard-bearer * standard fare * standard gauge * standard lamp * standard language * Standard Model * standard of living * standard poodle * standard time * standard transmission * standard deviation * time standard

    destandardize

    English

    Verb

    (destandardiz)
  • To render nonstandard; to withdraw as a standard.