Definition: Something that serves as a basis for comparison; a technical specification or written report by experts.
See: standard substance
[M.E., fr. O.Fr. estandard, rallying place, fr. Frankish standan, to stand, + hard, hard, fast]
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.