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benchmark

(bench′mark″)
1. A criterion of quality or service in health care, usually expressed as a measurable standard.
2. A reference standard or basis for comparison that serves as a definition of a norm.
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In spring 2007, we performed a relative gravimetric survey to determine gravitational acceleration in 45 bench marks of the levelling line.
For centuries, the accepted way of determining height was to measure the height of physical monuments above some reference surface (mean sea level, as well as it could be determined).These bench marks can still be seen dotted around the landscape in various forms.
- The Interpoint method requires that the plot to be surveyed have at least three reference points (bench marks) with known Cartesian coordinates.
Laiba Faisal of Bench Mark School System presented a speech on the AntiNarcotic.
Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) 100-index bench mark closed at 22922.24 as compared to previous 22714.68 points while KSE-30 index increased by 191.84 points to close at 17809.05 as compared to previous 17617.21 points.
KARACHI -- The Karachi stock market bench mark 100- Index shed 54.17 points to close at 23168.04 on Friday against last day's closing of 23222.21 points.
KARACHI -- The Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) bench mark 100-index closed lower on fourth consecutive day of this week on Thursday.
KARACHI -- The Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) bench mark 100-index on Wednesday closed lower on second consecutive day.
KARACHI -- The Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) on Tuesday showed intense buying and its bench mark 100-index crossed four upper caps, closing 355.50 points up.
KARACHI -- The Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) bench mark 100-index decreased slightly and closed lower by 9.65 points on Friday.