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A·mer·i·can Na·tion·al Stand·ards In·sti·tute (ANSI),

(ă-mĕr'i-kan na'shŭn-ăl stan'derdz in'sti-tūt),
Organization that sets standards for physical measures in the U.S.

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

a private nonprofit organization that coordinates developments of standards for medical and other devices, services, and personnel in the United States and represents the United States in matters related to international standardization.

American National Standards Institute

A body founded in 1918 that helps co-ordinate US voluntary standards efforts and acts as the approval body, which recognises documents developed by other national organisations—e.g., American National Standards. ANSI acts as the US representative in international and regional standards efforts, and serving as a clearinghouse for standards development information.

American National Standards Institute

See ANSI.

A·mer·i·can Na·tion·al Stand·ards In·sti·tute

(ANSI) (ă-meri-kăn nash'ŏ-năl standărdz insti-tūt)
Organization that sets standards for physical measures in the United States.

A·mer·i·can Na·tion·al Stand·ards In·sti·tute

(ANSI) (ă-meri-kăn dentăl hī-jēnists ă-sōsē-āshŭn)
Organization that sets standards for physical measures in the United States.
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