The DICT Development Group

Search for:
Search type:

Database copyright information
Server information

3 definitions found
 for ISO
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Iso- \I"so-\, Is- \Is-\ [Gr. 'i`sos equal.]
     A prefix or combining form, indicating identity, or equality;
     the same numerical value; as in isopod, isomorphous,
     isochromatic. Specif.:
     (a) (Chem.) Applied to certain compounds having the same
         composition but different properties; as in isocyanic.
     (b) (Organic Chem.) Applied to compounds of certain isomeric
         series in whose structure one carbon atom, at least, is
         connected with three other carbon atoms; -- contrasted
         with neo- and normal; as in isoparaffine; isopentane.
         [1913 Webster]

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         International Standards Organisation [International Organization
  for Standardization] (org.)

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

  International Organization for Standardization
  International Organisation for Standardisation
      (ISO) A voluntary, nontreaty organisation
     founded in 1946, responsible for creating international
     standards in many areas, including computers and
     communications.  Its members are the national standards
     organisations of 89 countries, including the American
     National Standards Institute.
     ISO produced the OSI seven layer model for network
     The term "ISO" is not actually an acronym for anything.  It is
     a pun on the Greek prefix "iso-", meaning "same".  Some ISO
     documents say ISO is not an acronym even though it is an
     anagram of the initials of the organisation's name.

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229