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Noun standardization has 3 senses
  1. standardization, standardisation - the condition in which a standard has been successfully established; "standardization of nuts and bolts had saved industry millions of dollars"
    --1 is a kind of condition, status
  2. standardization, standardisation, normalization, normalisation - the imposition of standards or regulations; "a committee was appointed to recommend terminological standardization"
    --2 is a kind of social control
    --2 has particulars: stabilization, stabilisation; stylization, stylisation
    Derived form: verb standardize2
  3. calibration, standardization, standardisation - the act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument; "the thermometer needed calibration"
    --3 is a kind of activity
    --3 has particulars: tuning; adjustment, registration, readjustment
    Derived form: verb standardize1
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