Stand"ard, a. 1. Being, affording, or according with, a standard for comparison and judgment; as, standard time; standard weights and measures; a standard authority as to nautical terms; standard gold or silver.
2. Hence: Having a recognized and permanent value; as,
standard works in history;
(Hort.) (a) Not supported by, or fastened to, a wall; as,
standard fruit trees. (b) Not of the dwarf kind; as, a
standard pear tree.
Standard gauge. See under Candle, and Gauge. --
Standardized solution, under Solution.
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