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standardize

[′stan·dər‚dīz]
(computer science)
To replace any given floating point representation of a number with its representation in standard form; that is, to adjust the exponent and fixed-point part so that the new fixed-point part lies within a prescribed standard range.
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Although they represented only one type of adoption--slightly more than half of the century-long total--non-relative placements were paradigmatic for standardizers. The axiom that kinship between strangers was most fragile and least likely to succeed was the fundamental premise of all reform.
(99) By midcentury, virtually all states required individual and organizational child placers to be licensed, and the vast majority had new or revised adoption statutes on the books (not all of them mandatory) echoing the standardizers' constant refrain: investigate and supervise.
Young metrologists, standardizers and certifiers of the department understood the reasons for the inertia of business in the national standardization system and the underestimation of the role of national standardization in the corporate environment.
'Standards and standardization come in a vast range of types, and we feel it would be an unfortunate decision to limit ourselves to certain types only.' In fact, they also include standards produced by actors who do not consider themselves to be standardizers at all.
Furthermore, potential problems are signaled related to the fac t that standardizers might be very influential but do not necessarily need to justify themselves.
"The full participation of Russian standardizers in the creation of biometric technologies along with international experts confirms the high level of expertise of our country in the field of regulatory and technical support of one of the most important areas now.
Several events in Tatarstan are devoted to the search for the best in the profession of young metrologists and standardizers among university students at the same time.
Open for Change, which is an invitation to the ISO community to look to the future through four key themes exploring future standardization needs, the use of new technologies, collaboration with other organizations, and attracting a new generation of standardizers.