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quality control

noun
1.
a system for verifying and maintaining a desired level of quality in an existing product or service by careful planning, use of proper equipment, continued inspection, and corrective action as required.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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Examples for quality control
  • What attracted me to the vibrant chaos of urban life was its evident lack of quality control.
  • quality control inspector, quality control supervisor, quality coordinator.
  • Publishers could still have the roles of quality control and marketing.
  • But the technology has been adapted to only a limited set of materials, and there have been questions about quality control.
  • These components are inspected by quality control personnel to again insure specifications are followed with exact precision.
  • What's more, factory fabrication allows for better quality control and frees a project from the whims of the weather.
  • Good design, good quality control on the product and clever use of materials can win.
  • Many have no scientist, no labs, no quality control and no experience.
  • The committee has agreed to explore credit transfers, exchange programs, and quality control in universities across the region.
  • As the council notes, the fast growth of these new educational forms and venues inevitably raises questions about quality control.
British Dictionary definitions for quality control

quality control

noun
1.
control of the relative quality of a manufactured product, usually by statistical sampling techniques
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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quality control in Technology

testing
The assessment of product compliance with stated requirements. Quality control should be independent from production.
(2001-05-20)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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