- ASCII Codes
ASCII stands for the American Standard Code for Information Interchange. Visitors to this website can learn the history of the American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII).
ASCII Keyboard (Photograph)
ASCII stands for American Standard Code for Information Interchange. ASCII code is a character-encoding language used by computers and other communications devices to recognize text. Most characters and symbols can be displayed using ASCII codes.
NIST Atomic Clock (Photograph)
Atomic clocks operate by using the vibration of cesium or rubidium atoms to set very precise time, and are the standard in timekeeping as they are the most accurate clocks available.
Atomic Wall Clock (Illustration)
Clocks are used throughout the world as a means of telling time. Atomic clocks in particular are trusted as the time-telling standard since they are the most accurate measurement available. This atomic clock shows both hands pointing to the twelve.
- Auto Warranties
An auto warranty is a promise from the manufacturer to stand behind their product. New vehicles come with a warranty as part of a standard package, but used vehicles may or may not come with a warranty.
Baseball Glove (Photograph)
Baseball is one of the most popular American sports to watch and to play, and adults and children of all ages participate in recreational leagues or spontaneous backyard baseball games. This photo shows a standard leather baseball glove and baseball.
- Bass Guitars
Bass guitars have larger bodies and longer necks than traditional acoustic and electric guitars. A standard base guitar has four strings and a lower sound than traditional guitars.
- Boat Manufacturers
Boat manufacturers usually produce standard boat models in large factories. A boat manufacturer may specialize in producing one or more type of boat, such as motor yachts, power boats, and sailboats.
A bookcase is a shelving unit designed specifically for holding books. Standard bookcase depth is about 12 inches. Visit this site to learn more about bookcases.
- Bowling Balls
Bowling balls are used in the sport of ten pin bowling. They have three fingers holes, for the thumb and first and second fingers. Bowling balls come in many colors, although black is the standard color.
- Riding a Dirt Bike
All dirt bike riders should wear standard safety equipment, including a helmet, goggles, and gloves, as well as motocross boots and a chest protector.
Titanium Bits (Photograph)
Drill bits come in standard sizes, both in metric and imperial unites, but there are specialized bits for unique projects. These specialized bits are capable of drilling non-cylindrical-shaped holes.
- State Abbreviations
The names of the 50 USA states are often abbreviated for ease of use. This site features a table of U.S. States, Districts, Territories, and Possessions, with their standard and postal service abbreviations.
- Electric Bass Guitar (Digital Image)
Close-up details of the bottom portion of vintage bass guitar from the 1960s show its beautiful wood grain, shining chrome, and intricate design.