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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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British Dictionary definitions for quality-control

quality control

noun
1.
control of the relative quality of a manufactured product, usually by statistical sampling techniques
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