Meaning of STANDARDIZE in English

STANDARDIZE

— standardizable , adj. — standardization , n. — standardizer , n.

/stan"deuhr duyz'/ , v. , standardized, standardizing .

v.t.

1. to bring to or make of an established standard size, weight, quality, strength, or the like: to standardize manufactured parts.

2. to compare with or test by a standard.

3. to choose or establish a standard for.

v.i.

4. to become standardized.

Also, esp. Brit., standardise .

[ 1870-75; STANDARD + -IZE ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .