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  • n. Plural form of standard.
  • adv. : Pertaining to standards, concerned with standards, specific to standards.


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  • Here is one of the most fascinating architectural designs from VMX Architects a team with very high domain standards from the Netherlands.

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  • In general, we cover all such organisations under the term standards setting organisations (SSOs).

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  • I was a little disappointed with the label, it's nice and to the point with good fall colors, but it really isn't up to the label standards of CaJohn.

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  • Being able to customize it exactly to my standards is a big plus.

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  • Right wing Milliband, who by my standards is a dead eyed revolutionary communist, was never going to run, he is nothing internally and his elevation is for the country not the activists.

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  • Letting your customers set your standards is a dangerous game, because the race to the bottom is pretty easy to win.

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  • The consortium creating the standards is the Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) Project, a group that includes broadcasters, mobile phone companies, set-top box manufacturers and movie studios.

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  • "Look here, these are what they call standards, did you write these?"

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  • Moreover, standardization is not a simple process, because what we refer to as standards from MP3 and JPEG to h.264 are in fact technologies owned by private companies or consortiums. News

  • When Mozilla was defending its poor score on the Acid 3 test in 2008, Mozilla's Rob Sayre decried what he called standards "grandstanding" by browser vendors.

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