Standardization vs. Calibration

Standardization vs. Calibration — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Standardization and Calibration

Standardizationverb

To cause to conform to a standard.

Calibrationnoun

The act or process of calibrating or the state of being calibrated.

Standardizationverb

To evaluate by comparing with a standard.

Calibrationnoun

A gradation that shows a position or value, as on a measuring instrument.

Standardizationnoun

The process of complying (or evaluate by comparing) with a standard.

Calibrationnoun

calibrations A set of such gradations

the calibrations on a pressure gauge.

Standardizationnoun

The process of establishing a standard.

Calibrationnoun

The act of calibrating something.

Standardizationnoun

the condition in which a standard has been successfully established;

standardization of nuts and bolts had saved industry millions of dollars

Calibrationnoun

the act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument;

the thermometer needed calibration

Standardizationnoun

the imposition of standards or regulations;

a committee was appointed to recommend terminological standardization

Standardizationnoun

the act of checking or adjusting (by comparison with a standard) the accuracy of a measuring instrument;

the thermometer needed calibration