Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An organization, the International Organization for Standardization, that sets standards in many businesses and technologies, including computing and communications.

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  • initialism The Imperial Service Order.
  • initialism In search of (in personal ads).
  • proper noun International Organization for Standardization
  • noun computing A disk image of an ISO 9660 file system (such as a CD or DVD); also used as the file extension.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Greek īsos, equal.]

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Initialisms.

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From Greek ίσος ‘equal’.

Examples

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  • If you’re not familiar with the term ISO, here’s some help:

    Tech Talk: ISO setting

  • If you’re not familiar with the term ISO, here’s some help:

    Tech Talk: ISO setting

  • His answer was that ISO is a democratic organization and it will emerge stronger from this controversy.

    ISO/IEC and OOXML: The judge, the jury and the hangman

  • His answer was that ISO is a democratic organization and it will emerge stronger from this controversy.

    Archive 2008-07-18

  • Therefore, I hope my fellow committee members will agree with me that our first responsibility as professionals who represent India at ISO is to ensure that we do not support such proprietary standards.

    Archive 2008-04-29

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