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quality control

n.
A system for ensuring the maintenance of proper standards in manufactured goods, especially by periodic random inspection of the product.

qual′i·ty-con·trol′ adj.
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quality control

n
(Statistics) control of the relative quality of a manufactured product, usually by statistical sampling techniques
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qual′ity control`


n.
a system for verifying and maintaining a desired level of quality in a product or process, as by planning, continued inspection, and corrective action as required.
[1930–35]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quality control - maintenance of standards of quality of manufactured goodsquality control - maintenance of standards of quality of manufactured goods
internal control - an accounting procedure or system designed to promote efficiency or assure the implementation of a policy or safeguard assets or avoid fraud and error etc.
acceptance sampling - a statistical procedure for accepting or rejecting a batch of merchandise or documents; involves determining the maximum number of defects discovered in a sample before the entire batch is rejected
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Translations

quality control

ncontrollo (di) qualità
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The registration demonstrates that the processes involved in designing and manufacturing the company's Pliant 3000 Integrated Access Platform adhere to the quality system requirements of TL 9000, which was established in 1999 as the telecommunications industry's quality standard.
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During a Seminar on Importance of Standards on occasion of distribution ceremony of Quality Standard Award 2015, he said that we have to work hard to concentrate on quality control which is more important, the manufacturers need recognition for their Products and Services in order to maintain quality standard which will help them standout and compete not only in Pakistan but in the international market as well.
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At the NICE annual conference 2013, Lord Howe, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Quality at the Department of Health, announced that NICE, working with experts from Public Health England, will develop new quality standards as part of a public health quality standard programme.

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