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Noun

benchmarks
  1. Plural of benchmark

Verb

benchmarks
  1. third-person singular of benchmark

Extensive Definition

Benchmark may refer to:
The term benchmark originates from the chiseled horizontal marks that surveyors made, into which an angle-iron could be placed to bracket ("bench") a levelling rod, thus ensuring that the levelling rod can be repositioned in exactly the same place in the future.
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