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quality control

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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.
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Origin of quality control

First recorded in 1930–35
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quality control

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