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By finding the best way to measure things NIST helps make sure that products are safe and high quality. Good measurements also mean that you will get your money's worth for products that are sold based on quantities like length, weight, or volume. Print this page to see if you can find 25 everyday products--see list below--that rely on NIST. (Word find solution or descriptive word find solution).

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I T R E F R I G E R A T O R O S O N S E S T H O
U B N D R E E T H A T N N I V V E R E L C A S I
A A R Y T H L I S Y E E A R E W E H A E O E P T
E B T A P P L E H A R T Y O U H A C T V E M A A
G Y O O D T I O C M E F I L L I I E B N G I O L
U F E T T L I G H T B U L B H T D I E S W L O U
R O L D F D I N D C R H E C U E C K L O U E C S
T O I T A H E O T H E I R E K A C L T T I D D N
V D B R I T I E S O N T C O L A P T O P H E P I
O C O M P U T E R T H A M I L K E R P C A G L E
S Y M O U M A Y L I M S K E T G U E S S K I A N
G T O H E R I D D R L E S A L Y S O M A K E Y S
U R T E Y O U F A I N D T P A J A M A S H E E S
C I U E N C E H S I F U R N I T U R E B L I R N
G S A G O T P T A G O N I E N O H P E L E T S T
baby food electricity pharmaceuticals
telephone water automobile
smoke detector seat belt television
CD player toaster refrigerator
insulation computer deli meats
furniture pajamas laptop
milk light bulb clock
stove microwave radio
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