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absolute standard

[′ab·sə‚lüt ′stan·dərd]
(physics)
A particle or object designated as a standard by assigning to it a mass of one unit; used in defining quantities in Newton's second law of motion.
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But the federal government holds you to an absolute standard for all subgroups and that doesn't reflect the great improvement that takes place at schools like Sun Valley.
Short of an absolute standard of verification, however, we treat a practice as reliable if it is consistent and accepted by a human community.
But the USP model formulary represents a floor rather than an absolute standard, Mr.
In conjunction with the NIST absolute standard calorimeters, this new system allows NIST to perform accurate power meter calibration over a much larger power range than previously existed at our facility.
9% is still high in the absolute standard, the number of employed people is increasing and there is a sign of improvement,'' the official said.
Authoritarian parents try to shape and evaluate the behavior and attitudes of their children according to an absolute standard.
Yet he does grant, with relativism, that there is "no single true morality," no one absolute standard for moral lightness, or no one set of absolute moral norms.
In some cases, the nature or severity of the behavior may dictate an absolute standard (e.
In 1998 it is absolute standard, but in 1985 we were just seeing the effects of fragmentation with the new technology, cable and VCR.
While the ANSI specifications are stated as minimum standards, many builders and designers use this as an absolute standard, and many people are still unable to independently use a ramp at this slope.
When Shakespeare described a rose, as by any other name, smelling he Bard was describing an absolute standard of beauty.