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noun archetype, basis of comparison, canon, comparison, criterion, example, exemplar, frame of reference, gauge, grade of excellence, guide, ideal, level of excellence, measure, model, norm, norma, paradigm, paragon, pattern, precedent, prototype, regula, touchstone
Associated concepts: standard established by law, standard of care, standard of conduct, standard of proof
See also: broad, bylaw, canon, code, constant, conventional, cornerstone, criterion, customary, decorum, designation, epitome, example, exemplar, familiar, general, guide, habitual, household, law, mediocre, model, mundane, norm, normal, ordinary, paradigm, paragon, pattern, popular, precedent, prevalent, principle, pro forma, prototype, rate, regular, repeated, representative, routine, rule, stare decisis, symbol, typical, uniform, usual

STANDARD, in war. An ensign or flag used in war.

STANDARD, measure. A weight or measure of certain dimensions, to which all other weights and measures must correspond; as, a standard bushel. Also the quality of certain metals, to which all others of the same kind ought to be made to conform; as, standard gold, standard silver. Vide Dollar; Eagle; Money.

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Computing a standard error for a nonlinear function such as that in equation (12) involves more steps than adding up a weighted sum of variances and covariances.
As the price of natural gas is calculated as a quotient of revenue to volume, the standard error of natural gas prices is derived using the variance properties of a quotient.
An increase in the standard error of the CPI reduces its usefulness to policymakers.
The missing data simulation, multiple imputation with the RF method, pooling of the disability estimates and their standard errors, and scatter plots were performed using functions written in the R software package version 2.
This resulted in another large reduction in model standard error from 4.
In this unusual circumstance, a more conservative estimate of the standard error was obtained under a SRS assumption.
3% (5) Number of parental ESOL classes attended (n) 0-4 5-10 NA NA (c) NA 11-20 21-highest (a) Four students whose families had participated in Even Start during the child's preschool year did not participate during the child's kindergarten year (b) Seven students had missing data (c) Data was not available for parental ESOL attendance for this cohort Table 3 Fixed Effects Regression Results Using Z-scores of Preschool and Kindergarten Literacy Achievement From Continuation Analysis Coefficient Robust standard error Year 1 Posttest ([[beta].
Figure 3 shows that the one-sided estimates are considerably different than the historical estimates, consistent with the standard error results shown in Figure 2.
3) corresponds to a Hoerl regression (2), with a standard error of S=1.
The standard error of the mean for the pretest academic responsibility data was SE = .
The value of 'twice the standard error of the measure of the Australian Statistician's estimate of the net undercount for that Territory at the last Census' (8) is obtained.
Find the standard error of proportion, using this simple formula.

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