, Standard gauge. See under Candle, and Gauge. - - Standard solution. (Chem.) See Standardized solution, under Solution.

(Stand"ard-bred`), a. Bred in conformity to a standard. Specif., applied to a registered trotting horse which comes up to the standard adopted by the National Association of Trotting-horse Breeders. [U. S.]

(Stand"ard*ize) v. t. (Chem.) To reduce to a normal standard; to calculate or adjust the strength of, by means of, and for uses in, analysis.

(Stand"ard-wing`) n. (Zoöl.) A curious paradise bird (Semioptera Wallacii) which has two long special feathers standing erect on each wing.

(Stand"-by`) n. One who, or that which, stands by one in need; something upon which one relies for constant use or in an emergency.

(Stand"el) n. A young tree, especially one reserved when others are cut. [Obs.] Fuller.

(Stand"er) n.

1. One who stands.

2. Same as Standel. [Obs.] Ascham.

(Stand"er-by`) n. One who stands near; one who is present; a bystander.

(Stand"er*grass`) n. (Bot.) A plant (Orchis mascula); — called also standerwort, and long purple. See Long purple, under Long.

(Stand"gale`) n. See Stannel. [Prov. Eng.]

(Stand"ing), a.

1. Remaining erect; not cut down; as, standing corn.

2. Not flowing; stagnant; as, standing water.

3. Not transitory; not liable to fade or vanish; lasting; as, a standing color.

4. Established by law, custom, or the like; settled; continually existing; permanent; not temporary; as, a standing army; legislative bodies have standing rules of proceeding and standing committees.

5. Not movable; fixed; as, a standing bed

Standing army. See Standing army, under Army.Standing bolt. See Stud bolt, under Stud, a stem.Standing committee, in legislative bodies, etc., a committee appointed for the consideration of all subjects of a particular class which shall arise during the session or a stated period.Standing cup, a tall goblet, with a foot and a cover.Standing finish(Arch.), that part of the interior fittings, esp. of a dwelling house, which is permanent and fixed in its place, as distinguished from doors, sashes, etc.Standing order(Eccl.), the denomination (Congregiational) established by law; — a term formerly used in Connecticut. See also under Order.Standing part. (Naut.) (a) That part of a tackle which is made fast to a block, point, or other object. (b) That part of a rope around which turns are taken with the running part in making a knot of the like.Standing rigging(Naut.), the cordage or rope which sustain the masts and remain fixed in their position, as the shrouds and stays, — distinguished from running rigging.

Standard candle

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