any distinctive flag
an upright pole or beam (especially one used as a support)
"distance was marked by standards every mile"
"lamps supported on standards provided illumination"
the value behind the money in a monetary system
- monetary standard
a board measure = 1980 board feet
the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
"they live by the standards of their community"
a basis for comparison
a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
"the schools comply with federal standards"
"they set the measure for all subsequent work"
regularly and widely used or sold
"a standard size"
"a stock item"
conforming to the established language usage of educated native speakers
"standard English" (American)
"received standard English is sometimes called the King's English" (British)
established or well-known or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence
"a standard reference work"
"the classical argument between free trade and protectionism"
commonly used or supplied
"standard car equipment"
conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value
or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind
"windows of standard width"
"the standard fixtures"
"standard operating procedure"