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

Other Words from quality control

quality controller noun

Examples of quality control in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ashton Grant was the first fellow to be selected and was named the Browns’ offensive quality control coach in February after two seasons with the team. Ashley Bastock, cleveland, 11 May 2022 Plans are to integrate ioGates’ React cloud platform with LWKS’ Lightworks and QScan quality control technology, to enable remote file sharing, review and approval, and dailies workflows in the system. Carolyn Giardina, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 May 2022 Tuesday's joint report from the House Oversight Committee and the House Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis aggregates the findings of their yearlong probe into Emergent's quality control issues. Lucien Bruggeman, ABC News, 10 May 2022 This product, made by Diamond CBD, goes through a rigorous quality control process from start to finish. The Salt Lake Tribune, 4 May 2022 Some Netflix viewers might also find that the streamer’s current quality control leaves something to be desired. Andy Meek, BGR, 3 May 2022 Megan's grandmother, Irene, married a man who did quality control for Lincoln Motor Co. and their daughter, Pamela Millos, started at Ford in 1978 working in materials control with the powertrain team. Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press, 26 Apr. 2022 Bolden, meanwhile, stayed in Chicago, working as an automotive quality control supervisor before retiring in 2001. Jason Meisner, Chicago Tribune, 26 Apr. 2022 In effect, this is to say that business leaders can apply a nimble, remotely-accessible quality control mechanism to their ESG data. R. Mukund, Forbes, 25 Apr. 2022 See More

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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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20 May 2022

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“Quality control.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quality%20control. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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