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
[kwol-i-tee-uh v-lahyf] /ˈkwɒl ɪ ti əvˈlaɪf/ adjective 1. affecting the quality of urban life: such quality-of-life crimes as fare-beating and graffiti writing.
- Quality of service
communications, networking (QoS) The performance properties of a network service, possibly including throughput, transit delay, priority. Some protocols allow packets or streams to include QoS requirements. (1998-07-30)