Definition of British Standard in English:

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British Standard


The specification of recommended procedure, quality of output, terminology, and other details, in a particular field, drawn up and published by the British Standards Institution.
Example sentences
  • So too is the achievement of the British Standards ISO quality accreditation by our breast screening service - one of only four across the county to do so.
  • The display is supported by the Countryside Agency and all of the items are manufactured to current British Standards specifications and are designed to meet the needs of the disabled, riders on horseback, as well as the walking public.
  • London Underground escalators carry passengers at a top speed of 145 feet per minute - close to the maximum allowed under the British Standard specification.

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