Definition of 'standard issue'
Example sentences containing 'standard issue'
A nod perhaps to the 3-D technology that is almost certainly going to become standard issue for all big box-office animations.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Petra slipped her hand into her bag, where her standard-issue Walther PPK nestled in an easily accessible inside pocket.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
It's a standard-issue weapon in most Eastern European armies.A SEASON IN HELL
His men would carry their standard-issue M16 rifles, although on mature reflection he decided that they should not be loaded.WALL GAMES
Definition of standard issue from the Collins English Dictionary
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