Is it farther or further?
standardization stan·dard·i·za·tion (stān'dər-dĭ-zā'shən)
The making of a solution of definite strength so that it may be used for comparison and in tests.
The making of a drug or other preparation so that it conforms to the type or standard.
standardize stan·dard·ize (stān'dər-dīz')
v. stan·dard·ized, stan·dard·iz·ing, stan·dard·iz·es
To cause to conform to a standard.
To evaluate by comparing with a standard.