1 Established unit of measurement, or reference instrument or component, suitable for use in calibration of other instruments. Basic standards are those possessed or laid down by national laboratories or institutes eg NPL, BSI. 2 A detailed description, including dimensions and other quantities, of the function, construction, materials, and quality of a manufactured article or an engineering project. 3 Any specification for a material, process or test method developed by an official body eg BS, DIN, ASTM or by private treaty,

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