standard of measurement


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accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared

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Ford Motor Company (Ford) (NYSE: F), a United States-based automaker, has joined 'The Climate Registry' (TCR), a non-profit group that measures and publicly reports greenhouse gas emissions by using a single standard of measurement across all industry sectors.
We wouldn't do that unless there was some amazing governing body out there that came up with a standard of measurement."
One standard of measurement used by many at Labelexpo is the bell at Nilpeter's large booth.
Include units, or your standard of measurement. (Dan used meters to measure distance.)
By any standard of measurement much of the world's population is still poor, with individuals subsisting on less than two dollars a day.
The containers are of 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) -- a common standard of measurement used in the port and shipping industry.
"I hope the Association, in its quest for records of big trees, will endeavor to establish a standard of measurement so that all can be properly compared." Besley shared Maryland's rules, which we still use today: "three standard measurements as more nearly giving a true evaluation of the size of the trees, namely the circumference of the trunk at 4 1/2 feet from the ground, which would take it beyond root swell, the greatest diameter of spread of branches in feet in a line that would touch the trunk of the tree and third, the height of the tree in feet."
The young artist (Venetian by birth but cosmopolitan by choice, dividing her time since 1986 between Berlin and Los Angeles) adopted as her standard of measurement that of a square piece by Carl Andre.
It is from the ledger balance that those expenses are assigned, using the required standard of measurement. This task is absorption costing, of which ABC is simply an advanced form.
Otherwise, the cultural value of a scientific methodology is hard to measure, and the standard of measurement applied here is not one with which many scientists would be comfortable, for science, in Stephenson's and, presumably, Goethe's view 'has value only to the degree that it enhances, sooner or later, the intrinsic (that is, aesthetic) value of human life' (p.
The accepted standard of measurement is "excess mortality"; i.e., the number of deaths from starvation exceeding the number from all causes that would ordinarily occur in a given period.
LEED was created to define "green design", establishing a national standard of measurement that recognizes achievement in integrated, whole-building design practices by calculating performance points in five categories.
Scientists--and most of Earth's nations--use the metric system as their standard of measurement. But Americans still prefer using the U.S.
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