English edit

Etymology 1 edit

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]

Pronunciation edit

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈaɪ.səʊ/, /ˈaɪ.ɛsˌəʊ/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈaɪ.soʊ/, /ˈaɪ.ɛsˌoʊ/
  • (file)
    (official pronunciation as one word)
  • (file)
    (individual letters spoken)
  • (file)
    (official pronunciation as one word)
  • (file)
    (individual letters spoken)
  • Homophone: iso

Proper noun edit

 
The ISO logo

ISO

  1. (organisation) The International Organization for Standardization.

Noun edit

ISO (plural ISOs)

  1. (file format) A disk image of an ISO 9660 file system (such as a CD or DVD); also used as the file extension for such a file.
    I downloaded the ISO but got an error when trying to burn it to disc.
  2. (photography) A measure of film sensitivity or brightness, derived from the ISO standard.
  3. (music, derogatory) Abbreviation of instrument-shaped object. Used to refer to a musical instrument that is of very low quality.
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

ISO (plural ISOs)

  1. Initialism of Imperial Service Order.
  2. (finance) Initialism of incentive stock option.

Preposition edit

ISO

  1. (in personal ads) Initialism of in search of.
    • 1992 November 23, Joseph E. Beason, “Re: gayfolk and cats”, in soc.motss[3] (Usenet):
      SO's affection for cats is important, but not nearly as important as not being allergic! It's really irritating to date a person who stops breathing whenever he's in your apartment. "GWM, 26, ISO G/BiM, must be kind to animals and have no allergies to pets..."

References edit

  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 !”

Anagrams edit

Hungarian edit

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

ISO

  1. ISO (International Organization for Standardization)

Declension edit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative ISO ISO-k
accusative ISO-t ISO-kat
dative ISO-nak ISO-knak
instrumental ISO-val ISO-kkal
causal-final ISO-ért ISO-kért
translative ISO-vá ISO-kká
terminative ISO-ig ISO-kig
essive-formal ISO-ként ISO-kként
essive-modal
inessive ISO-ban ISO-kban
superessive ISO-n ISO-kon
adessive ISO-nál ISO-knál
illative ISO-ba ISO-kba
sublative ISO-ra ISO-kra
allative ISO-hoz ISO-khoz
elative ISO-ból ISO-kból
delative ISO-ról ISO-król
ablative ISO-tól ISO-któl
non-attributive
possessive - singular
ISO-é ISO-ké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
ISO-éi ISO-kéi
Possessive forms of ISO
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. ISO-m ISO-im
2nd person sing. ISO-d ISO-id
3rd person sing. ISO-ja ISO-i
1st person plural ISO-nk ISO-ink
2nd person plural ISO-tok ISO-itok
3rd person plural ISO-juk ISO-ik

Spanish edit

Proper noun edit

ISO f

  1. ISO (International Organization for Standardization)

Further reading edit