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ISO is also a three-letter acronym which can stand for: The Latin alphabet, also called the Roman alphabet, is the most widely used alphabetic writing system in the world. ... Transliteration is a mapping from one system of writing into another. ... In linguistics, a prefix is a type of affix that precedes the morphemes to which it can attach. ... In mathematics, two mathematical objects are considered equal if they are precisely the same in every way. ... Several equivalence relations in mathematics are called similarity. ... Cartography or mapmaking (in Greek chartis = map and graphein = write) is the study and practice of making maps or globes. ... Elevation contour map A contour line (also level set, isopleth, isogram or isarithm) for a function of two variables is a curve connecting points where the function has a same particular value. ... Example of a topographic map with contour lines Topographic maps, also called contour maps, topo maps or topo quads (for quadrangles), are maps that show topography, or land contours, by means of contour lines. ... An isobar is a line of equal or constant pressure on a graph, plot, or map; an isopleth of pressure. ... diurnal (daily) rhythm of air pressure in northern Germany (black curve is air pressure) Atmospheric pressure is the pressure above any area in the Earths atmosphere caused by the weight of air. ... The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from national standards bodies. ... Geneva (pronunciation //; French: Genève //, German: //, Italian: Ginevra) is the second most populous city in Switzerland, situated where Lake Geneva (French Lac Léman) flows into the Rhône River. ... This is an incomplete list of ISO standards. ... Standards are produced by many organizations, some for internal usage only, others for use by a groups of people, groups of companies, or a subsection of an industry. ... Photography is the process of making pictures by means of the action of light. ... Film speed is the measure of a photographic film stocks sensitivity to light. ... An ISO image (.iso) is an informal term for a disk image of an ISO 9660 file system. ... Originally, the word computing was synonymous with counting and calculating, and a science that deals with the original sense of computing mathematical calculations. ... A disk image is a computer file containing the complete contents and structure of a data storage device. ... ISO 9660, a standard published by the International Organization for Standardization, defines a file system for CD-ROM media. ... In computing, a file system is a method for storing and organizing computer files and the data they contain to make it easy to find and access them. ... The CD-ROM (an abbreviation for Compact Disc Read-Only Memory (ROM)) is a non-volatile optical data storage medium using the same physical format as audio compact discs, readable by a computer with a CD-ROM drive. ... Radio is the wireless transmission of signals, by modulation of electromagnetic waves with frequencies below those of light. ... Iso was a small Italian automobile manufacturer from 1953 to 1978. ... This article or section is missing references or citation of sources. ... Iso Isetta Turismo The Isetta was one of the more successful microcars produced in the post-WWII years—a time when cheap, short distance transportation was most needed. ... This Smart car is an example of a microcar A microcar is an extremely small automobile. ... Finnish ( ) is the language spoken by the majority of the population in Finland (92%) and by ethnic Finns outside Finland. ... Iso is a record label created by David Bowie after he left Virgin Records, which has been bought by Sony. ... David Bowie (born David Robert Jones on January 8, 1947) is a British rock singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger, mixer, and actor. ... The TLA (three-letter acronym or three-letter abbreviation) is a TLA and is the most popular type of abbreviation in technical terminology, and is also very common in general language. ...

ISO does not stand for International Organization for Standardization in any language. See above for information on the origin of this organization's name. The International Sugar Organization is the unique intergovernmental body devoted to improving conditions on the worlds sugar market through debate, analysis, special studies and transparent statistics. ... The Infrared Space Observatory (ISO)is a space telescope for infrared light designed and operated by the European Space Agency (ESA). ... A space observatory is any instrument in outer space which is used for observation of distant planets, galaxies, and other outer space objects. ... The Imperial Service Order was established by King Edward VII in August 1902. ... The British honours system is a means of rewarding individuals personal bravery, achievement or service to the United Kingdom. ... A civil servant or public servant is a civilian career public sector employee working for a government department or agency. ... In the US an Independent System Operator or ISO, is a federally regulated regional organization which coordinates, controls and monitors the operation of the electrical power system. ... Electricity markets have been and continue to be developed as a result of the deregulation of electricity utilities around the world. ... Motto: E pluribus unum (1789 to 1956) (Latin: Out of Many, One) In God We Trust (1956 to present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at federal level; English de facto Government • President • Vice President Federal Republic George... Motto: E pluribus unum (1789 to 1956) (Latin: Out of Many, One) In God We Trust (1956 to present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at federal level; English de facto Government • President • Vice President Federal Republic George... The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu), commonly known as the Jesuits, is a Roman Catholic religious order. ... This article is about the institution. ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1961 to 1970, inclusive. ... The International Socialist Organization (ISO) is the largest and most active revolutionary socialist organization in the United States. ... This article is about the International Socialist Organisation in Australia. ... The International Socialist Tendency is an international grouping of organisations around the ideas of Tony Cliff, founder of the Socialist Workers Party in the UK. It has sections across the world, however its strongest presence is in Europe, especially in the UK, Greece and Ireland. ... The International Science Olympiads are a group of worldwide annual competitions in various areas of science. ... A personal or personal ad is an item or notice traditionally in the newspaper, similar to a classified ad but personal in nature. ... i. ... In modern society, gay is a word which can be used as either a noun or adjective. ... A comic book is a magazine or book containing the art form of comics. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter alphabetic code designating many airports around the world. ... Kinston Regional Jetport (IATA: ISO, ICAO: KISO), also known as Stallings Field, is a public airport located just a few miles northwest of Kinston, North Carolina. ... The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from national standards bodies. ...


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Encyclopedia4U - ISO 8859 - Encyclopedia Article (762 words)
ISO 8859-3 (aka Latin-3 or "South European")---Turkish, Maltese, and Esperanto; largely superseded by ISO 8859-9 for Turkish and Unicode for Esperanto.
ISO 8859-4 (aka Latin-4 or "North European")---Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Greenlandic, and Lappish.
However, ISO 8859 has the advantage of being well-established, and simpler software is needed to manipulate it: the equation of one byte to one character holds, there are no combining characters or variant forms, and fonts remain conveniently small.
ISO - definition of ISO in Encyclopedia (189 words)
Iso (iso-) is a prefix indicating similarity or equality.
ISO or Iso is the short name, not an acronym, of the International Organization for Standardization (also sometimes known informally and unofficially as the International Standards Organization).
ISO is also the short name, not an acronym, of the International Sugar Organization.
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