quality control


Definition of quality control

: an aggregate of activities (such as design analysis and inspection for defects) designed to ensure adequate quality especially in manufactured products

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Other Words from quality control

quality controller noun

Examples of quality control in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The only mainstays from the old regime were first base coach Ramon Santiago and quality control coach Josh Paul. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Tigers, Jose Urena optimistic that pitcher can return to form after shaky 2 years," 29 Dec. 2020 Kyle Valero, Cowboys quality control/analytics, is supporting Autism Speaks, and Cowboys offensive assistant Scott Tolzien is supporting Make a Wish and pediatric cancer awareness. Dallas News, "My Cause My Cleats: Cowboys, Ravens to provide splash of color for a good purpose," 8 Dec. 2020 Offensive line coach Josh Oglesby was a quality control coach for Andersen from 2015-17. oregonlive, "Oregon State South? San Jose State emerging as a Mountain West power led by a staff loaded with former Beavers," 16 Dec. 2020 The team even pondered whether quality control assistant coach Rob Calabrese, who played quarterback at Central Florida, could be activated, according to ESPN. Jarrett Bell, USA TODAY, "Broncos WR-turned-QB Kendall Hinton goes 0-for-7 in first half vs. Saints," 29 Nov. 2020 On person who will not be eligible to play quarterback for the Broncos, per reports, is offensive quality control coach Rob Calabrese. Amie Just | Staff Writer, NOLA.com, "All 4 Broncos quarterbacks ineligible to play vs. Saints on Sunday: report," 28 Nov. 2020 Austin, who has been at Fullerton since 2008 as a part-time assistant and joined as a full-time faculty member and assistant in 2017, was a defensive quality control coach for UCLA from 2012 to ’13. Los Angeles Times, "Caleb Johnson goes from bouncer to bouncing opponents for UCLA," 26 Nov. 2020 The final two coaching hires were Antoan Richardson, their only Black coach who grew up in the Bahamas, and Nick Ortiz, their quality control coach, who is the only Spanish speaker on the extensive staff. Ann Killion, SFChronicle.com, "‘We don’t have it right’: Bay Area sports teams struggle to diversify leadership," 24 Nov. 2020 Assistant wide receivers coach Troy Walters will take over for Bicknell; defensive coordinator Lou Anarumo will assume Jackson’s duties and defensive quality control coach Jordan Kovacs will fill in for Livingston. John Fay, The Enquirer, "Joe Mixon will miss his fourth straight game for the Cincinnati Bengals," 20 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of quality control

1935, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of quality control was in 1935

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8 Jan 2021

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“Quality control.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quality%20control. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of quality control

: the activity of checking goods as they are produced to make sure that the final products are good

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