Definition of Standing operating procedure
1. Noun. A prescribed procedure to be followed routinely. "Rote memorization has been the educator's standard operating procedure for centuries"
Generic synonyms: Operating Procedure
Specialized synonyms: Lockstep
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Literary usage of Standing operating procedure
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1. Seven Firefights in Vietnam by John A. Cash (1985)
"... Hunt would have no need to issue further instructions to Payne or Davis, for standing operating procedure, along with the experience of weeks of flying ..."
2. Company Command: The Bottom Line by John G. Meyer, Jr., John G. Meyer (1995)
"The unit's maintenance standing operating procedure (SOP) directs that after a mechanic completes his services, the shop foreman inspects the vehicle and ..."
3. Military Pay: Army Reserve Soldiers Mobilized to Active Duty Experienced by Gregory D. Kutz (2004)
"The Army Mobilization/Demobilization standing operating procedure requires the demobilization finance cell to obtain a by-name listing of ..."