A hard black stone, such as jasper or basalt, formerly used to test the quality of gold or silver by comparing the streak left on the stone by one of these metals with that of a standard alloy.
A standard of quality, proficiency, propriety, etc.
A schematic description or representation of something, especially a system or phenomenon, that accounts for its properties and is used to study its characteristics:
The thickness or diameter of sheet metal, wire, or a similar manufactured material or piece.
A standard or point of reference in measuring or judging quality, value, etc.
A graduated stick or rod one yard in length, used in measuring
A standard for determining extent, dimensions, etc.; unit of measurement, as an inch, yard, or bushel
The definition of a test is an examination or an evaluation.
A means by which individuals are compared and judged
Find another word for benchmark. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for benchmark, like: standard, touchstone, mark, baseline, model, gauge, bench mark, benchmarking, indicator, criterion and yardstick.