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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.

quality control

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

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]
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
Translations

quality control

ncontrollo (di) qualità
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