quality standards definition, quality standards meaning | English dictionary




      n   pl   , -ties  
1    a distinguishing characteristic, property, or attribute  
2    the basic character or nature of something  
3    a trait or feature of personality  
4    degree or standard of excellence, esp. a high standard  
5    (formerly) high social status or the distinction associated with it  
6    musical tone colour; timbre  
7      (Logic)   the characteristic of a proposition that is dependent on whether it is affirmative or negative  
8      (Phonetics)   the distinctive character of a vowel, determined by the configuration of the mouth, tongue, etc., when it is articulated and distinguished from the pitch and stress with which it is uttered  
9    modifier   having or showing excellence or superiority  
a quality product     
     (C13: from Old French qualité, from Latin qualitas state, nature, from qualis of what sort)  

draft-quality printing  
      n     (Computing)   low-quality, high-speed output in printed form from a printer linked to a word processor  
   Compare       letter-quality printing  
letter-quality printing  
      n     (Computing)   high-quality output in printed form from a printer linked to a word processor  
   Compare       draft-quality printing  
quality control  
      n   control of the relative quality of a manufactured product, usually by statistical sampling techniques  
quality factor  
      n   a property of ionizing radiations that affects their ability to cause biological effects. For weakly ionizing radiations such as gamma rays it has value 1 whilst for alpha rays it is about 20,   (Former name)    relative biological effectiveness  
total quality management  
      n   an approach to the management of an organization that integrates the needs of customers with a deep understanding of the technical details, costs, and human-resource relationships of the organization,   (Abbrev.)    TQM  
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undesirable, at much lower standards than expected
synonym for "shitty"
suitable in quantity or quality
something not worthy; something of poor quality; a crap
[Slang] This book is a bag of wank, I am disappointed.
When men have quality time together, and do "guy" things.
[Slang] related to bro-mance
When men have quality time together, and do "guy" things
SEO solution in such a way that the search engines will crawl your website and ranked it well on the top position. SEO is the process of improving the search and quality of visitors to your website for targeted keywords.
the quality of something that fails to achieve what was intended; useless
Norme d'accès facile aux biens immobiliers.
basic, standard, with no special features
stereotypical belief that disconsiders in terms of intellectual and physical qualities women who stay home to look after their children
expression used to describe something that is in decline or has lost the qualities that made it popular, appealing, successful
used originally in media to describe a show or a movie that is declining in popularity. E.g: I loved their ads, but with the last ones they just jump the shark.


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