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.
- Compare quality assurance.
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How to use quality control in a sentence
He previously served as a defensive quality control coach, the assistant defensive line coach and then the defensive line coach.Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid involved in car accident that injured two children | Mark Maske | February 8, 2021 | Washington Post
Prior to the outbreak, the improvement in air quality achieved by sweeping air quality control measures was already being offset by the rapid increase in the production and consumption of steel and coal since 2017.The Environmental Challenges of China's Recovery After COVID-19 | Yanzhong Huang | February 2, 2021 | Time
“Our mistake is that we did not have control mechanisms that ensured a higher standard for quality control of these projects, where this kind of technology is involved,” Fredriksen said.Huawei official speaks out on why he resigned after The Post reported the tech giant had worked on a ‘Uighur alarm’ | Drew Harwell | February 1, 2021 | Washington Post
Gelsinger started his career as a quality control technician at Intel, a job that helped pay for him to go to college.
The company requires a certificate of analysis for every ingredient that enters their manufacturing facilities, and each product goes through rigorous testing and quality control assessment.
The QC Group Inc A Minnesota-based corporation, owned by Daniel Medford and David DeVowe, which provides quality control services.
Federal regulators sent Spinal Solutions a warning letter in early 2012, ordering the company to fix its quality control problems.
There was some “old stuff” in his shop, Crowder acknowledged, but also modern equipment and a quality control system.
The NWCAA is an air-quality control agency established under the Washington State Clean Air Act.
How do you do quality control when other people are writing for your brand?R.L. Stine’s Secret to Scaring the Crap Out of Kids | Kevin Fallon | October 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They want us to send them the quality control specification for the hydrazine that was used as fuel in the first launch.If at First You Don't... | John Brudy
The only way Japan stepped out of the literate mode in the manufacturing world is in quality control.The Civilization of Illiteracy | Mihai Nadin
Massive down-sizing, paralleled by flatter hierarchies and smoother quality control, have affected economic performance.The Civilization of Illiteracy | Mihai Nadin
This same kind of flexibility is built into the recommendations relating to flow augmentation for quality control.The Nation's River | United States Department of the Interior
British Dictionary definitions for quality control
control of the relative quality of a manufactured product, usually by statistical sampling techniques
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