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 for standard
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]

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