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standard-bearer someone who serves as the chief representative of an organization such as a political party. [2 definitions]
standardbred (often cap.) one of an American breed of horses developed from the Thoroughbred for use in harness racing.
standard deviation a statistical measure of how widely the individual items in a distribution differ from the mean.
standard gauge a standard width of 56.5 inches or 43.5 centimeters between the rails of a railroad track. (Cf. broad gauge, narrow gauge.) [2 definitions]
standardize to cause to conform to a standard. [2 definitions]
standardless combined form of standard.
standard of living the level of necessities and comforts of daily life that is available to and affordable by a nation, group, or individual.
standard time the time officially designated in any of the world's twenty-four time zones, which is based for the most part on that zone's distance from the Greenwich meridian.
stand around to stand in a spot without doing anything.
standby a person or thing that is always ready or available. [3 definitions]
standee one who stands, esp. because there are no empty seats, as in an auditorium or on a bus.
stand for to symbolize or represent. [2 definitions]
stand-in a person who substitutes for another, esp. in film production or the theater. [2 definitions]
standing the act or posture of a person or thing that stands. [7 definitions]
standing army a nation's permanent army, maintained in peacetime as well as during war.
standing order an order that is in effect until it is changed or nullified. [2 definitions]
standing room space in which to stand when all the seats are filled, as in a theater, stadium, or bus.
standoff the inability of either side to win in a game or other competition. [2 definitions]
standoffish not friendly; indifferent; cold.
stand on ceremony to act in a formal or ceremonious fashion.
standout a person or thing that is distinctly superior to one or more others. [2 definitions]