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    Standardization

    Standardization: standardization of products, operations, weights, measures and time; standards, specifications, codes of practice, recommendations…

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    ABC

    American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics

    In English

    ABCPD

    Alliance for Best Clinical Practices in Dentistry

    In English

    ABNT

    Associação Brasileira de Normas Técnicas (www.abnt.org.br)

    In Portuguese

    ACCSQ

    ASEAN Consultative Committee for Standards and Quality

    In English

    AENOR

    Asociación Española de Normalización y Certificación

    In Spanish

    AES

    Advanced Encryption Standard

    In English

    AFCAB

    Association Française de Certification des Armatures du béton (www.afcab.com)

    In French

    AFNOR

    Association Française de Normalisation (www.afnor.org)

    In French

    AFS

    Air Force Standard

    In English

    AGMC

    Aerospace Guidance and Metrology Center

    In English

    AM

    Ante Meridiem

    In Latin

    AMN

    Asociación MERCOSUR para la Normalización

    In Spanish

    AN

    Advisory Note

    In English

    ANAB

    ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board

    In English

    ANC

    Autorité des Normes Comptables

    In French

    ANSI

    American National Standards Institute (www.ansi.org)

    In English

    AOT

    Actual Operating Time

    In English

    AOT

    Avionics Operating Time

    In English

    API

    American Petroleum Institute (https://www.api.org/)

    In English

    APLMF

    Asia-Pacific Legal Metrology Forum

    In English

    APTT

    Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time

    In English

    ARATEM

    Agence Rhône-Alpes pour la Maîtrise des Technologies de Mesure

    In French

    ASA

    American Standards Association

    In English

    ASA

    Advertising Standards Authority

    In English

    ASAP

    As Soon As Possible

    In English

    ASCII

    American Standard Code for Information Interchange

    In English

    ASG

    Aeronautical Standards Group

    In English

    ASME

    American Standards for Mechanical Engineering

    In English

    ASQUER

    ASsociation pour la QUalification des Équipements de la Route

    In French

    ASRO

    Asociaţia de Standardizare din România (https://www.asro.ro)

    In Romanian

    AST

    Atlantic Standard Time

    In English

    ATCG

    Association Technique pour la Certification des Granulats

    In French

    ATIS

    Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (www.atis.org)

    In English

    AU

    Astronomical Unit

    In English

    AVQP

    Aussi Vite Que Possible

    In French

    AZS

    Azərbaycan Respublikasının Standartlaşdırma, Metrologiya və Patent üzrə Dövlət Agentliyi

    In Azerbaijani

    BCCA

    Belgian Construction Certification Association

    In English

    BEAB

    British Electrotechnical Approvals Board

    In English

    BEC

    British Electrotechnical Committee

    In English

    BEC
    Belgisch Elektrotechnisch Comité

    = CEB | Comité Électrotechnique Belge | In English

    In Dutch

    BIML

    Bureau International de Métrologie Légale

    In French

    BIN
    Belgisch Instituut voor Normalisatie (www.ibn.be)

    = IBN | Institut Belge de Normalisation | In French

    In Dutch

    BIPM
    Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (https://www.bipm.org/)

    = BIPM | Bureau Internacional de Pesos e Medidas | In Portuguese
    = IBMG | Internationales Büro für Maß und Gewicht | In German
    = BIPM | Buroo Internacia pri Pezoj kaj Mezuroj | In Esperanto

    In French

    BIPM
    Bureau Internacional de Pesos e Medidas (https://www.bipm.org/)

    = IBMG (look above)

    In Portuguese

    BIPM
    Buroo Internacia pri Pezoj kaj Mezuroj (https://www.bipm.org/)

    = IBMG (look above)

    In Esperanto

    BIS

    Bureau of Indian Standards (http://bis.org.in)

    In English

    BISFA

    Bureau International pour la Standardisation des Fibres Artificielles

    In French

    BNAAH

    Bureau de Normalisation des Activités Aquatiques et Hyperbares

    In French

    BNAE

    Bureau de Normalisation de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace (www.bnae.asso.fr)

    In French

    BNCM

    Bureau de Normalisation du Cinéma et de la Vidéo

    In French

    BNIB

    Bureau de Normalisation de l'Industrie du Béton

    In French

    BNIP

    Bureau de Normalisation de l'Industrie Papetière

    In French

    BNLH

    Bureau de Normalisation des Liants Hydrauliques

    In French

    BNSI

    Barbados National Standards Institution

    In English

      BNTB

      Bureau de Normalisation des Techniques du Bâtiment

      In French

      BNTEC

      Bureau de Normalisation des Techniques et des Équipements de la Construction

      In French

      BOBS

      Botswana Bureau of Standards

      In English

        BOCA

        Building Officials Code Administrators International

        In English

        BP

        Before Present

        In English

        BPS

        Bureau of Product Standards

        In English

          BRML

          Biroul Român de Metrologie Legală

          In Romanian

          BRS

          Business Requirement Specifications

          In English

          BS

          British Standards (https://www.bsigroup.com)

          In English

          BSI

          British Standards Institution (https://www.bsigroup.com)

          In English

          BSMD

          Bahrain Standards & Metrology Directorate

          In English

          BSN

          Badan Standardisasi Nasional

          In Indonesian

            BSTI

            Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution

            In English

              BVN

              Byggebransjens Våtromsnorm

              In Norwegian

                CAN

                Certification Analysis Network

                In English

                CAR

                Certification Analysis Requirements

                In English

                CAR

                Certification Approval Request

                In English

                CARIMET
                Caribbean Metrology Cooperation

                = CARIMET | Coopération Caribéenne de Métrologie | In French
                = CARIMET | Cooperação Caribenha de Metrologia | In Portuguese

                In English

                CARIMET
                Coopération Caribéenne de Métrologie

                = CARIMET (look above)

                In French

                CARIMET
                Cooperação Caribenha de Metrologia

                = CARIMET (look above)

                In Portuguese

                CAS
                Cost Accounting Standard

                The abbreviation CAS (Cost Accounting Standard) is included in the abbreviation CASB (Cost Accounting Standards Board).

                In English

                CASB
                Cost Accounting Standards Board

                The Cost Accounting Standards Board (CASB) is an independent board legislatively established to make, promulgate, and amend cost accounting standards (CAS) and interpretations so as to achieve uniformity and consistency in the practices governing the measurement, assignment, and allocation of costs to contracts with the United States.

                The abbreviation CASB (Cost Accounting Standards Board) includes the abbreviation CAS (Cost Accounting Standard).

                In English

                CB
                Certification Board

                The abbreviation CB (Certification Board) is included in the abbreviation CCB (CEN Certification Board).

                In English

                CCA

                CENELEC Certification Agreement

                In English

                CCB
                CEN Certification Board

                The abbreviation CCB (CEN Certification Board) includes the abbreviation CB (Certification Board).

                In English

                CCITT

                Certification for IT&T

                In English

                CCW

                Counterclockwise

                In English

                CDC

                Countdown Clock

                In English

                CDT

                Central Daylight Time

                In English

                CDT

                Countdown Time

                In English

                CEB
                Comité Électrotechnique Belge

                = BEC, CEB (look above)

                In English

                CEN

                Comité Européen de Normalisation

                In French

                CENELEC

                Comité Européen de Normalisation Électrotechnique (www.cenelec.eu)

                In French

                CERP

                Comité Européen de Réglementation Postale

                In French

                CESA

                Canadian Engineering Standards Association

                In English

                CETEHOR

                Centre Technique de l’Industrie Horlogère

                In French

                cGMP
                Current Good Manufacturing Practice

                The abbreviation cGMP (Current Good Manufacturing Practice) includes the abbreviation GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice).

                In English

                CGPM

                Conférence Générale des Poids et Mesures

                In French

                  CI

                  Certification Inspection

                  In English

                  CIPM
                  Comité International des Poids et Mesures

                  = CIPM | Comitê International des Pesos e Medidas | In Portuguese

                  In French

                    CIPM
                    Comitê International des Pesos e Medidas

                    = CIPM (look above)

                    In Portuguese

                      CIS

                      Certification & Information Security Services GmbH

                      In English

                      CIUMR
                      Comisión Internacional de Unidades y Medidas Radiológicas

                      = ICRU | International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements | In English
                      = CIUMR | Commission Internationale des Unités et des Mesures de Radiation | In French
                      = CIUMR | Comissão Internacional de Unidades e Medidas Radiação | In Portuguese

                      In Spanish

                      CIUMR
                      Commission Internationale des Unités et des Mesures de Radiation

                      = ICRU (look above)

                      In French

                      CIUMR
                      Comissão Internacional de Unidades e Medidas Radiação

                      = ICRU (look above)

                      In Portuguese

                      CLT

                      Cairo Local Time

                      In English

                      CMRS
                      Configuration Management Requirements Standard

                      The abbreviation CMRS (Configuration Management Requirements Standard) includes the abbreviation CM (Configuration Management).

                      In English

                      CNAE

                      Comité Nord-Américain d’Étalonnage

                      In French

                      CNAP

                      Catalogue des Normes Anti-Pollution

                      In French

                      ČNI

                      Český Normalizační Institut (www.cni.cz)

                      In Czech

                      CODINORM

                      Côte d’Ivoire Normalisation (https://www.codinorm.ci/)

                      In French

                      COFR

                      Certificate Of Flight Readiness

                      In English

                      COFR

                      Certification Of Flight Readiness

                      In English

                      COFRAC

                      Comité Français d'Accréditation

                      In French

                      COPANIT

                      Comisión Panameña de Normas Industriales y Técnicas

                      In Spanish

                        COPANT

                        Comisión Panamericana de Normas Técnicas (https://www.copant.org/)

                        In Spanish

                        COSQC
                        Central Organization for Standardization and Quality Control

                        The abbreviation COSQC (Central Organization for Standardization and Quality Control) includes the abbreviation QC (Quality Control).

                        In English

                        CP
                        Candlepower

                        The abbreviation CP (Candlepower) is included in the abbreviation SCP (Specific Candlepower).

                        In English

                        CPDH

                        Comité Professionnel de Développement de l’Horlogerie

                        In French

                        CPFC

                        Cahier de Prescriptions de Fabrication et de Contrôles

                        In French

                        CR

                        Certification Request

                        In English

                        CR
                        Certification Requirement

                        The abbreviation CR (Certification Requirement) is included in the abbreviation CRI (Certification Requirements Index).

                        In English

                        CRC

                        Comité de la Réglementation Comptable

                        In French

                        CRDP

                        Certification Review Data Package

                        In English

                        CRI
                        Certification Requirements Index

                        The abbreviation CRI (Certification Requirements Index) includes the abbreviation CR (Certification Requirement).

                        In English

                        CROSQ

                        CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (www.crosq.org)

                        In English

                        CRT

                        Computer Response Time

                        In English

                        CSBTS

                        China State Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision

                        In English

                        CSK

                        Committee for Standardization of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

                        In English

                        ČSN

                        Českých Technických Norem

                        In Czech

                        CSR
                        Certification Status Report

                        The abbreviation CSR (Certification Status Report) includes the abbreviation SR (Status Report).

                        In English

                        CST

                        Central Standard Time

                        In English

                        ČSTN

                        Česká společnost pro technickou normalizaci

                        In Czech

                        CSTP

                        California Standards for the Teaching Profession

                        In English

                        CT

                        Central Time

                        In English

                        CTE

                        Central Timing Equipment

                        In English

                        CTN

                        Certification Test Network

                        In English

                        CTP

                        Communications Timing Procedure

                        In English

                        CTR

                        Certification Test Requirement

                        In English

                        CTR

                        Certification Test Review

                        In English

                        CTU

                        Central Timing Unit

                        In English

                        CUT
                        Coordinated Universal Time

                        The abbreviation CUT (Coordinated Universal Time) includes the abbreviation UT (Universal Time).

                        In English

                        CYS

                        Cyprus Organization of Standardisation

                        In English

                          DCR

                          Design Certification Review

                          In English

                          DES

                          Data Encryption Standard

                          In English

                          DGN

                          Dirección General de Normas

                          In Spanish

                            DGSM

                            Directorate General for Specifications and Measurements

                            In English

                            DIN

                            Deutsches Institut für Normung (www.din.de)

                            In German

                            DIS
                            Draft International Standard

                            The abbreviation DIS (Draft International Standard) is included in the abbreviation FDIS (Final Draft International Standard).

                            In English

                              DISP

                              Draft International Standardized Profile

                              In English

                                DOA

                                Date of Announcement

                                In English

                                DODISS

                                Department of Defense Index of Specifications and Standards

                                In English

                                DOP

                                Date of Publication

                                In English

                                DOR

                                Date of Ratification

                                In English

                                DOW

                                Date of Withdrawal

                                In English

                                DPS

                                Drejtoria e Përgjithshme e Standardizimit (www.dps.gov.al)

                                In Albanian

                                DS

                                Dansk Standard

                                In Danish

                                DSS

                                Digital Signature Standard

                                In English

                                DSSU

                                State Committee of Ukraine on Technical Regulation and Consumer Policy

                                In English

                                DT

                                Delayed Time

                                In English

                                EA

                                European Cooperation for Accreditation

                                In English

                                EAC

                                European Accreditation of Certification

                                In English

                                EAL

                                European Accreditation of Laboratories

                                In English

                                EAN

                                European Article Number

                                In English

                                ECBS

                                European Committee for Banking Standards (https://www.ecbs.org/)

                                In English

                                ECITC

                                European Committee for IT&T Testing and Certification

                                In English

                                ECITC/OTL

                                European Committee for IT&T Testing and Certification Group on OSI Testing Liaison

                                In English

                                ECSS

                                European Cooperation for Space Standardization

                                In English

                                EDT

                                Eastern Daylight Time

                                In English

                                EEPCA

                                European Electrical Products Certification Association

                                In English

                                EGT

                                Elapsed Ground Time

                                In English

                                EIT

                                Entry Interface Time

                                In English

                                ELSECOM

                                European Electrotechnical Sectoral Committee for Testing and Certification

                                In English

                                EMEDCA

                                European Active Medical Devices Certification Agreement

                                In English

                                EMLMF

                                Euro-Mediterranean Legal Metrology Forum

                                In English

                                ENEC

                                European Norms Electrical Certification

                                In English

                                ENS-CC

                                ENS (European Nervous System) Certification Center

                                In English

                                EOS
                                Egyptian Organization for Standards and Quality (www.eos.org.eg/en/)

                                = EOS | Egyptian Organization for Standardization and Quality | In English
                                = EOS | Egyptian Organization for Standardization | In English

                                In English

                                EOS
                                Egyptian Organization for Standardization and Quality (www.eos.org.eg/en/)

                                = EOS (look above)

                                In English

                                EOS
                                Egyptian Organization for Standardization (www.eos.org.eg/en/)

                                = EOS (look above)

                                In English

                                EOTA

                                European Organisation for Technical Approvals

                                In English

                                  EOTA

                                  European Organization for Technical Approvals

                                  In English

                                    EOTC

                                    European Organisation for Testing and Certification

                                    In English

                                    ES

                                    European Specification

                                    In English

                                    ESA

                                    Ethiopian Standards Agency (https://ethiostandards.org/)

                                    In English

                                    ESONE

                                    Committee for European Studies on Norms for Electronics

                                    In English

                                    EST

                                    Eastern Standard Time

                                    In English

                                    ET
                                    Elapsed Time

                                    The abbreviation ET (Elapsed Time) is included in abbreviations such as MET (Mission Elapsed Time), FET (Flight Elapsed Time), GET (Ground Elapsed Time), GETI (Ground Elapsed Time of Ignition), GETL (Ground Elapsed Time of Landing), OMET (Orbiter Mission Elapsed Time), PET (Phase Elapsed Time) and PET (Program Elapsed Time).

                                    In English

                                    ETC

                                    European Technical Codes

                                    In English

                                    ETCOM

                                    European Testing Consortium for Office and Manufacturing

                                    In English

                                    ETOC

                                    Estimated Time Of Correction

                                    In English

                                    ETS
                                    European Telecommunications Standard

                                    The abbreviation ETS (European Telecommunications Standard) is included in the abbreviation IETS (Interim European Telecommunications Standard).

                                    In English

                                    ETSI

                                    European Telecommunications Standards Institute (https://www.etsi.org/)

                                    In English

                                    EVS

                                    Eesti Standardikeskus (www.evs.ee)

                                    In Estonian

                                    FAR

                                    Federal Aviation Regulation

                                    In English

                                    FDIS
                                    Final Draft International Standard

                                    The abbreviation FDIS (Final Draft International Standard) includes the abbreviation DIS (Draft International Standard).

                                    In English

                                      FET
                                      Flight Elapsed Time

                                      The abbreviation FET (Flight Elapsed Time) includes the abbreviation ET (Elapsed Time).

                                      In English

                                      FFC

                                      Final Flight Certification

                                      In English

                                      FHS

                                      Filesystem Hierarchy Standard

                                      In English

                                      FIPS

                                      Federal Information Processing Standard

                                      In English

                                      FONDONORMA

                                      Fondo para la Normalización y Certificación de Calidad

                                      In Spanish

                                        FRC

                                        Flight Readiness Certification

                                        In English

                                        FS

                                        Federal Specification

                                        In English

                                        FSCM

                                        Federal Supply Code for Manufacturers

                                        In English

                                        FT&C
                                        Formal Training and Certification

                                        The abbreviation FT&C (Formal Training and Certification) includes the abbreviation FT (Formal Training).

                                        In English

                                        FTSQCO
                                        Fiji Trade Standards and Quality Control Office

                                        The abbreviation FTSQCO (Fiji Trade Standards and Quality Control Office) includes the abbreviation QC (Quality Control).

                                        In English

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