quality control

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  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 of quality control

First recorded in 1930–35

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quality control

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

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