gold standard

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a monetary standard under which the basic unit of currency is defined by a stated quantity of gold

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The Centers for Disease Control and prevention intends to award a sole source firm fixed price purchase order to COSMED USA for BOD POD Gold Standard system.
The CardiOp-B(TM) System is becoming recognized as the Gold Standard System for 3D quantitative vascular analysis.
The Bank is said to have stabilized the gold standard system by acting as international lender of last resort.
From 1914 to 1925 it was true that the influence of American policy alone on American prices and therefore on the world value of gold was so dominant as to deprive the expression "maintaining the dollar at parity with gold" of the significance properly attributed to it when an international gold standard system is in force.
The second monetary institution to appear was the Federal Reserve System in 1913, just as the gold standard system looked enduring and stable.