a system for ensuring a desired level of quality in the development, production, or delivery of products and services:
Quality assurance for nursing homes begins with a set of standards.
[kwol-i-tee-uh-shoo r, -uh-shur] /ˈkwɒl ɪ ti əˌʃʊər, -əˌʃɜr/ verb (used with object), quality-assured, quality-assuring. 1. to ensure the quality of: Measures are in place to quality-assure our data.
noun 1. a group of workers performing similar duties who meet periodically to discuss work-related problems, offer suggestions for improved production or product quality, etc.
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. noun 1. control of the relative quality of a manufactured product, usually by statistical sampling techniques
- Quality factor
noun 1. 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