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International Standards Organization

  

      n   an international organization for the standardization of units of measurement, technical terminology, etc. Founded in its present form in 1947, it has a secretariat in Geneva,   (Abbrev.)    ISO         


ISO  
      abbrev. for  
1    International Standards Organization  
2    Imperial Service Order (a Brit. decoration)  
iso-   ,   (before a vowel)   is-  
      combining form  
1    equal or identical  
isomagnetic     
2    indicating that a chemical compound is an isomer of a specified compound  
isobutane, isocyanic acid     
     (from Greek isos equal)  
ISO rating  
      n     (Photog)   a classification of film speed in which a doubling of the ISO number represents a doubling in sensitivity; for example, ISO 400 film requires half the exposure of ISO 200 under the same conditions. The system uses identical numbers to the obsolete ASA rating  
     (C20: from International Standards Organization)  
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