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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sheth \Sheth\, n.
     The part of a plow which projects downward beneath the beam,
     for holding the share and other working parts; -- also called
     standard, or post.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Standard \Stand"ard\, a.
     1. Being, affording, or according with, a standard for
        comparison and judgment; as, standard time; standard
        weights and measures; a standard authority as to nautical
        terms; standard gold or silver.
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     2. Hence: Having a recognized and permanent value; as,
        standard works in history; standard authors.
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     3. (Hort.)
        (a) Not supported by, or fastened to, a wall; as, standard
            fruit trees.
        (b) Not of the dwarf kind; as, a standard pear tree.
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     Standard candle, Standard gauge. See under Candle, and
     Standard solution. (Chem.) See Standardized solution,
        under Solution.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Standard \Stand"ard\ (-[~e]rd), n. [OF. estendart, F.
     ['e]tendard, probably fr. L. extendere to spread out, extend,
     but influenced by E. stand. See Extend.]
     1. A flag; colors; a banner; especially, a national or other
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              His armies, in the following day,
              On those fair plains their standards proud display.
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     2. That which is established by authority as a rule for the
        measure of quantity, extent, value, or quality; esp., the
        original specimen weight or measure sanctioned by
        government, as the standard pound, gallon, or yard.
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     3. That which is established as a rule or model by authority,
        custom, or general consent; criterion; test.
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              The court, which used to be the standard of
              propriety and correctness of speech.  --Swift.
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              A disposition to preserve, and an ability to
              improve, taken together, would be my standard of a
              statesman.                            --Burke.
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     4. (Coinage) The proportion of weights of fine metal and
        alloy established by authority.
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              By the present standard of the coinage, sixty-two
              shillings is coined out of one pound weight of
              silver.                               --Arbuthnot.
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     5. (Hort.) 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.
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              In France part of their gardens is laid out for
              flowers, others for fruits; some standards, some
              against walls.                        --Sir W.
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     6. (Bot.) The upper petal or banner of a papilionaceous
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     7. (Mech. & Carp.) An upright support, as one of the poles of
        a scaffold; any upright in framing.
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     8. (Shipbuilding) An inverted knee timber placed upon the
        deck instead of beneath it, with its vertical branch
        turned upward from that which lies horizontally.
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     9. The sheth of a plow.
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     10. A large drinking cup. --Greene.
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     Standard bearer, an officer of an army, company, or troop,
        who bears a standard; -- commonly called color sergeantor
        color bearer; hence, the leader of any organization; as,
        the standard bearer of a political party.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement
             or value; or of the usual or regularized or accepted
             kind; "windows of standard width"; "standard sizes"; "the
             standard fixtures"; "standard brands"; "standard
             operating procedure" [ant: nonstandard]
      2: commonly used or supplied; "standard procedure"; "standard
         car equipment"
      3: established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of
         authority or excellence; "a standard reference work"; "the
         classical argument between free trade and protectionism"
         [ant: nonstandard]
      4: conforming to the established language usage of educated
         native speakers; "standard English" (American); "received
         standard English is sometimes called the King's English"
         (British) [syn: standard, received] [ant: nonstandard]
      5: regularly and widely used or sold; "a standard size"; "a
         stock item" [syn: standard, stock]
      n 1: a basis for comparison; a reference point against which
           other things can be evaluated; "the schools comply with
           federal standards"; "they set the measure for all
           subsequent work" [syn: standard, criterion, measure,
      2: the ideal in terms of which something can be judged; "they
         live by the standards of their community" [syn: criterion,
      3: a board measure = 1980 board feet
      4: the value behind the money in a monetary system [syn:
         standard, monetary standard]
      5: an upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support);
         "distance was marked by standards every mile"; "lamps
         supported on standards provided illumination"
      6: any distinctive flag [syn: standard, banner]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  413 Moby Thesaurus words for "standard":
     Christian, Dannebrog, Jolly Roger, Old Glory, Procrustean law,
     Samson post, Star-Spangled Banner, Stars and Stripes,
     Ten Commandments, Union Flag, Union Jack, Zeitgeist, accepted,
     accustomed, acid test, alike, amount, and blue, antetype, antitype,
     approved, archetype, assay, assize, authentic, authoritative,
     average, axiology, axiom, baluster, balustrade, banal, banderole,
     banister, banner, banneret, barometer, base, beau ideal,
     behavioral norm, belief, benchmark, besetting, binding, biotype,
     black flag, blank determination, blue ensign, brouillon, bunting,
     burgee, business ethics, caliber, canon, canonical, caryatid,
     cathedral, central, changeable, check, classic, classic example,
     coachwhip, code, code of ethics, code of morals, colonnade, color,
     colors, column, commandment, common, commonplace, commutable,
     commutative, compass, conformable, consuetudinary, convention,
     conventional, convertible, correct, criterion, crucial test,
     crucible, current, customary, cut, dado, decalogue, defined,
     definitive, degree, determination, dick, dictated, dictum,
     didactic, die, docimasy, dominant, doorjamb, doorpost, emblem,
     ensign, epidemic, epitome, equal, equalizing, equivalent, essay,
     established, ethic, ethical system, ethics, ethos, evangelical,
     even, everyday, ex cathedra, example, exchanged, exemplar,
     exemplary, extent, faithful, familiar, feeling out, firm,
     first draft, flag, footing, footstalk, form, formality, formula,
     formulary, fugleman, fugler, fundamental, gatepost, gauge,
     general principle, generally accepted, genotype, give-and-take,
     golden rule, gonfalon, gonfanon, good example, grade,
     graduated scale, guide, guideline, guiding principle, guidon,
     habitual, hard and fast, height, hitching post, house flag,
     household, ideal, imitatee, imperative, indiscernible, indistinct,
     indistinctive, indistinguishable, instructive, interchangeable,
     interchanged, intermediary, intermediate, interval, jack, jamb,
     king post, kiteflying, law, law of nature, lead, leap,
     legal ethics, level, literal, long pennant, magisterial,
     man of men, mandatory, mark, maxim, mean, measure, medial, median,
     medical ethics, mediocre, medium, merchant flag,
     middle-of-the-road, milepost, mirror, mitzvah, model, moderate,
     moral, moral climate, moral code, moral principles, morals,
     mullion, mutual, national flag, new morality, newel-post,
     nonpareil, norm, norma, normal, normative, normative system, notch,
     nuance, obtaining, of the faith, official, ordeal, order of nature,
     ordinance, ordinary, oriflamme, original, orthodox, orthodoxical,
     pandemic, par, paradigm, paradigmatic, paragon, parameter, pas,
     pattern, pedestal, pedicel, peduncle, peg, pennant, pennon,
     pennoncel, period, permutable, pier, pilaster, pile, piling,
     pillar, pitch, plane, plateau, plinth, point, pole, popular, post,
     precedent, precedential, precept, preceptive, predominant,
     predominating, prescribed, prescribed form, prescript,
     prescription, prescriptive, prevailing, prevalent, principium,
     principle, principles, probation, professional ethics, proof,
     proper, proportion, prototype, quantity, queen-post, rampant,
     range, rating, ratio, reach, reading, readout, received,
     reciprocal, reciprocating, reciprocative, recognized, red,
     red ensign, regnant, regular, regulation, regulative, regulatory,
     reigning, remove, representative, required, requirement,
     retaliatory, returnable, rife, right, rough draft, rough sketch,
     round, routine, royal standard, rubric, rule, rule of thumb,
     ruling, rung, running, sample, scale, scope, scriptural, set,
     set form, settled principle, shade, shadow, shaft, shining example,
     signal flag, signpost, snubbing post, social ethics, socle, sound,
     sounding out, space, staff, stair, stalk, stanchion, stand,
     standards, standing order, staple, statutory, stem, step,
     stereotyped, stile, stint, stock, streamer, subbase, support,
     surbase, swallowtail, swapped, switched, tenet, test, test case,
     textbook, textual, time-honored, touchstone, traded, traditional,
     traditionalistic, transposed, tread, trial, tricolor, true,
     true-blue, trunk, try, type, type species, type specimen, typical,
     undifferentiated, undiscriminated, undistinguishable,
     undistinguished, uniform, universal, universal law, upright,
     urtext, usual, value, value system, verification, vernacular,
     vexillum, white, widespread, without distinction, wonted,
     working principle, working rule, yardstick

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      Standards are necessary for interworking,
     portability, and reusability.  They may be de facto
     standards for various communities, or officially recognised
     national or international standards.
     Andrew Tanenbaum, in his Computer Networks book, once said,
     "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of
     them to choose from", a reference to the fact that competing
     standards become a source of confusion, division,
     obsolescence, and duplication of effort instead of an
     enhancement to the usefulness of products.
     Some bodies concerned in one way or another with computing
     IAB+({RFC">standards are IAB ({RFC and STD), ISO, ANSI, DoD,

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  STANDARD, measure. A weight or measure of certain dimensions, to which all 
  other weights and measures must correspond; as, a standard bushel. Also the 
  quality of certain metals, to which all others of the same kind ought to be 
  made to conform; as, standard gold, standard silver. Vide Dollar; Eagle; 

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  STANDARD, in war. An ensign or flag used in war. 

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Standard, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois
     Population (2000):    256
     Housing Units (2000): 119
     Land area (2000):     0.564911 sq. miles (1.463112 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.564911 sq. miles (1.463112 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            72221
     Located within:       Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
     Location:             41.256450 N, 89.179014 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Standard, IL

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