quality-control

quality control

noun
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:
1930–35

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quality control
 
n
control of the relative quality of a manufactured product, usually by statistical sampling techniques

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