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  • v. Present participle of standardize.


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  • Peter Weston’s contribution in standardizing the design of the Hugo rocket has been formally recognized in the WSFS Constitution alongside that of the original designers, Jack McKnight and Ben Jason.

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  • The instructions formalized the idea of standardizing equipment in the Eastern bloc, a concept that became a Warsaw Pact cornerstone.

    The Gun

  • Deputy Press Secretary Bill Burton relayed the news during Wednesday's briefing, calling the idea of standardizing "question time" good in concept but impractical in practice.

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  • The rankings use a statistical method called standardizing to analyze the "scale score" of every reading and math test statewide.


  • In counseling school children to learn about science and math so they can help cure cancer and AIDS, Obama claims "a right of eminent domain over the lives of American children," "standardizing" them to serve the purposes of "THE PLAN," Williamson says.

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  • But the agreement merely sets the stage for future work on issues such as standardizing data collection.

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  • If you do a simple average of the series after "standardizing" – this could lead to further variations involving robust measures of location and scale: perhaps using a trimmed mean as a measure of location and mean average deviation as measure of scale as alternatives to the OLS mean and standard deviation, which stand in poor repute among applied statisticians and standardization methods see Tukey, Hampel etc.

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  • Not only he imitates his boss in that of "standardizing" logos and ideas, but also in his self promotion.

    Kultural symbols in Venezuela: unification (and mediocrity?)

  • It is important to note, in the discussion that is to follow, not only how disciplining is transformed as management develops progressively, but also that the intimate acquaintance of discipliner with disciplined is not done away with, but rather supplemented by the standardizing which is the outcome of Scientific

    The Psychology of Management The Function of the Mind in Determining, Teaching and Installing Methods of Least Waste

  • The use of the word "standardizing" is very apt to lead one into trouble, for it implies a certain freezing of design and method and usually works out so that the manufacturer selects whatever article he can the most easily make and sell at the highest profit.

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