ISO

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See also: iso, īso, and iso-

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Officially from Greek ίσος ‘equal’: About ISO.

However this is not the actual etymology, this explanation has been imagined later, according to a participant in initial meetings: FRIENDSHIP AMONG EQUALS (s. page 20).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaɪsəʊ/
  • (file)
    (colloquial pronunciation as one word)
  • (file)
    (individual letters spoken)
  • (file)
    (colloquial pronunciation as one word)
  • (file)
    (individual letters spoken)

Proper noun[edit]

The ISO logo

ISO

  1. (organisation) International Organization for Standardization

Noun[edit]

ISO ‎(plural ISOs)

  1. (computing) A disk image of an ISO 9660 file system (such as a CD or DVD); also used as the file extension.
    I downloaded the ISO but got an error when trying to burn it to disc.

Etymology 2[edit]

Initialisms.

Initialism[edit]

ISO

  1. The Imperial Service Order.
  2. In search of (in personal ads).

Anagrams[edit]