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zero defects

quality control that strives for a perfect production process, resulting in flawless products.
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zero-defect, adjective Unabridged
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  • However, in practice, achieving zero defects would be extremely cost and time prohibitive.
  • It is extremely difficult to fabricate a membrane with zero defects.
  • Development of procedure with goal of zero defects in printed circuit boards.
  • Administers the change control process for zero defects software development.
  • Nor can commanders be asked to meet a standard of zero defects.
  • There is no best practice or metric that would allow for anything other than zero defects in this area.
  • Eliminate slogans, exhortations, and targets for the workforce for zero defects and new levels of productivity.
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zero defects

plural noun
an aspect of total quality management that stresses the objective of error-free performance in providing goods or services
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