They represent a benchmark for what an average, well-educated student on track for college should know.
Now that the actual cat-herding process has begun, that benchmark has been backed off.
He added that local government officials now had a benchmark to govern their behavior and be judged by.
Here's a key to understand the graph of accuracy: ● Lab: The polysomnograph, the benchmark for the other three.
The 50s drought, the worst in state history and a benchmark for devastation, lasted five years in some places, 10 in others.
Using the three states with the lowest mortality rate as the benchmark, they determined where the system breakdown begins.
In addition, until Reagan, the benchmark would have been 5.6 points.
The wages it pays set the benchmark for the rest of the retail sector.
He was a benchmark, a mentor as an artist and as a man, and I just loved him with all my heart.
They set a standard which has remained the benchmark of Virginia political ethics.