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See also: iso, īso, and iso-

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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Officially from Greek ίσος (ísos, equal).[1] However, a participant in the initial meetings disputes this etymology, claiming that the link to ίσος was decided on after the name ISO was set.[2]

PronunciationEdit

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

Proper nounEdit

 
The ISO logo

ISO

  1. (organisation) International Organization for Standardization

NounEdit

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 2Edit

NounEdit

ISO

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “About ISO”, in International Organization for Standardization[1], accessed 2018-05-16
  2. ^ International Organization for Standardization (1997) FRIENDSHIP AMONG EQUALS[2], page 20: “I recently read that the name ISO was chosen because “iso” is a Greek term meaning “equal”. There was no mention of that in London !”

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