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stan·dard·i·za·tion

(stan'dărd-i-zā'shŭn),
1. Formulation of a solution of definite strength so that it may be used for comparison and in tests.
2. The process of making any drug or other preparation conform to a type or standard.
3. A set of techniques used to remove as far as possible the effects of differences in age or other confounding variables when comparing two or more populations.

standardization, standardize

See standard.

stan·dard·i·za·tion

(stan'dărd-ī-zā'shŭn)
1. The making of a solution of definite strength so that it can be used for comparison and in tests.
2. Any drug or other preparation made to conform to a type or standard.
3. A set of techniques used to minimize the effects of differences in age or other confounding variables when comparing two or more populations.

Standardization

The process of determining established norms and procedures for a test to act as a standard reference point for future test results. The Stanford-Binet test was standardized on a national representative sample of 5,000 subjects.

standardization

weighted averaging of a characteristic. It is usually specific to a standard distribution of age or other characteristic.

exposure factor standardization
in radiology is the elimination of variation as much as possible in as many as possible factors which affect the optimum exposure time. Includes using a standard anode-film distance, use of the same chemicals and preparation technique, eliminating surges and drops in input voltage, and use of the same screen-film combination.
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a) the dialect writer's regional, social, linguistic, and educational background; additionally, whenever possible, the researcher should collect information concerning "(1) the writer's firsthand acquaintance with the speech ways and lifestyle of the folk whose nonstandard speech he or she portrays and (2) the writer's degree of exposure to other varieties, either regional or social" (Pable--Dylewski 2007: 155-156).
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